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flowage

[floh-ij] /ˈfloʊ ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
an act of flowing; flow.
2.
the state of being flooded.
3.
flowing or overflowing water, or other liquid.
4.
Mechanics. gradual internal motion or deformation.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism; flow + -age
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  • If fish ladders were built and more natural water flowage was restored the world's finest sea-run fishery could be returned.
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flowage

/ˈfləʊɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the act of flowing or overflowing or the state of having overflowed
2.
the liquid that flows or overflows
3.
a gradual deformation or motion of certain solids, such as asphalt, which flow without fracture
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