greater flood

greater flood

[′grād·ər ¦fləd]
(oceanography)
The stronger of two flood currents occurring during a tidal day.
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All these things, then, will have to be carefully considered by us; and if only those whom we introduce to this vast system of education and training are sound in body and mind, justice herself will have nothing to say against us, and we shall be the saviours of the constitution and of the State; but, if our pupils are men of another stamp, the reverse will happen, and we shall pour a still greater flood of ridicule on philosophy than she has to endure at present.
That project included restoring a stretch of Salt Creek that flows through the 288-acre property and consolidating two golf courses into a single 18-hole facility with greater flood resistance and more stormwater storage capacity.
Launching the Sri Lanka Flood model on ModEx provides a wider platform for the reinsurance market to access this model, ultimately helping build greater flood resilience in Sri Lanka."
Before the pause in works, NRW said the tree felling and the widening of the brook would protect 60 homes from a greater flood risk.
SNH chair Mike Cantlay said: "More than 100 locations in the west of Scotland may be at greater flood risk due to rising tides over the next 50 years.
It should be noted that the MT-sHSP23.6 sense genotype best maintained the flow of energy to PSI throughout the period of flood stress, suggesting that the MT-sHSP23.6 sense and the function of this gene in stress response mechanisms may have led to greater flood tolerance (Siddique et al., 2008).
Prof Dawson, who led on the infrastructure strand of the report, said: "A greater flood risk means greater potential for disruption to our power stations, road and rail network, communications, and our waste infrastructure - all the services that underpin a modern economy.
Greater flood protection will be implemented by enhancing Lake Manitoba and Lake St.
Their properties were originally built to code, but were subsequently found to be at greater flood risk.
Slower-moving storms pose a greater flood risk because they have more time to drop rain on an area.
The Department also adopted a new rule to increase the required minimum flood-proofing elevation so substantially damaged buildings and other new construction are built to withstand greater flood risk.

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