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Correct spelling: overflow

Definition of overflow:

  1. An escape of fluid owing to overfilling of its usual receptacle.
  2. To run over: to abound.
  3. An inundation; superabundance.
  4. To flow over; to inundate; to deluge.

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This graph shows how "overflow" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for overflow:

  1. Though the imaginative effect of single expressions is generally more forcible than in any Latin poet, yet the composition of long paragraphs is apt to overflow into prosaic detail, or to display the qualities of logical consecutiveness or close adherence to fact rather than those of skilled accomplishment and conformity with the principles of beauty. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  2. These consist of alluvial soil of abundant depth and richness; the only question an intending settler need ask is whether they are subject to inundation from the overflow of the river, which invariably is found running through the whole length. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  3. No one could have loved her the less for that sincere overflow of emotions she could not separate or define, and which indeed she never tried to understand. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr

Quotes for overflow:

  1. Dog- a kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.
  2. It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers.
  3. Some of the overflow audience actually sat on the stage.
  4. An overflow of good converts to bad.
  5. Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.

Rhymes for overflow:

  1. au, beau, below, bestow, blow, bordeaux, bow, chateau, co, cousteau, cro, crow, defoe, doe, doh, dough, escrow, floe, flow, foe, forego, forgo, glow, go, gogh, grow, hello, ho, hoe, kayo, know, ko, kowtow, loewe, low, luo, marceau, mo, monroe, mow, munro, o', oh, outgrow, owe, plateau, plough, poe, pro, rho, ro, roe, rondeau, rouleau, row, sew, show, sloe, slow, snow, so, so-so, sow, stow, stowe, tableau, tho, thoreau, though, throw, toe, tow, truffaut, turbot, undergo, woe, beaux, flo, fro, jo, joe, lo, moe, poh, rideau, tableaux, tallyho, tarot, trow, whoa, wo, ngo, strow, boe, coe, giraud, loew, lowe, noe, renaud, rowe, thibault, cloe, margaux, chau, cho, devaux, glo, gro, loh, chateaux, aux, bio, goe, goh, vo, dau, mau, nau, quo, tso, uno, yo, bo, roh, tyo, ow, loe, gau, bro, hoh, koh, noh, cabo, eau, joh, yoe, yoh, gloe, papo, kyo, inco, bowe, escoe, sgro, yau, zoh, perot, peugeot, nouveau;
  2. aglow, ago, although, miro, pernod, arnaud, arnault, renault;
  3. apropos, imo, ivo, eeo, taekwondo;
  4. celo;