flowage

[floh-ij]
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:
1820–30, Americanism; flow + -age

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flowage (ˈfləʊɪdʒ)
 
n
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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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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