overflow

overflow
I ['əʊvəfləʊ]
nome
1) (surplus)

the overflow of students — l'eccesso o la sovrabbondanza di studenti

2) (from bath, sink) troppopieno m.; (from dam) sfioratore m.
3) (spillage) straripamento m., traboccamento m.
4) inform. overflow m.
II 1. [ˌəʊvə'fləʊ]
verbo transitivo

to overflow the banks — [river] straripare, esondare

2.
verbo intransitivo [bath, bin] traboccare; [river, water] tracimare, straripare; [crowd] riversarsi (into in; onto su)

to be full to overflowing — [room, theatre] essere pieno zeppo o stracolmo

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1. [əuvə'flou] verb
(to flow over the edge or limits (of): The river overflowed (its banks); The crowd overflowed into the next room.) straripare; affollarsi in
2. ['əuvəflou] noun
1) (a flowing over of liquid: I put a bucket under the pipe to catch the overflow; (also adjective) an overflow pipe.) eccesso
2) (an overflow pipe.) sfioratore
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overflow /ˈəʊvəfləʊ/
n.
1 [cu] tracimazione; straripamento; esondazione; traboccamento (raro)
2 (fig.) sovrabbondanza; eccesso: an overflow of applications for a job, un eccesso di domande di lavoro
3 (tecn.) sfioratore; troppopieno
4 [u] liquido che trabocca; liquido in eccesso
5 (comput.) overflow (quando il risultato di un'operazione supera le dimensioni che possono essere rappresentate)
● (tecn.) overflow channel, canale sfioratore □ (comput.) overflow error, errore di overflow □ (tecn.) overflow pipe, scolmatore; sfioratore; troppopieno.
(to) overflow /əʊvəˈfləʊ/
A v. t.
1 inondare; allagare: The flooded river will overflow the plains, il fiume in piena inonderà la pianura
2 superare; scavalcare; traboccare oltre: to overflow the banks, superare gli argini
3 far traboccare
4 (fig.: della folla, ecc.) dilagare in, affollarsi in; affollare
B v. i.
1 (di un liquido) traboccare
2 (di un fiume, ecc.) tracimare; straripare: Every autumn the river overflows, il fiume straripa ogni autunno
to be overflowing with joy, essere stracolmo di gioia □ The hall was overflowing with people, la sala era gremita di gente □ The crowd overflowed into the square, la folla si riversò nella piazza.
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I ['əʊvəfləʊ]
nome
1) (surplus)

the overflow of students — l'eccesso o la sovrabbondanza di studenti

2) (from bath, sink) troppopieno m.; (from dam) sfioratore m.
3) (spillage) straripamento m., traboccamento m.
4) inform. overflow m.
II 1. [ˌəʊvə'fləʊ]
verbo transitivo

to overflow the banks — [river] straripare, esondare

2.
verbo intransitivo [bath, bin] traboccare; [river, water] tracimare, straripare; [crowd] riversarsi (into in; onto su)

to be full to overflowing — [room, theatre] essere pieno zeppo o stracolmo


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