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overflow

2 noun
     
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o‧ver‧flow2
1 [singular] the amount of something or the number of people that cannot be contained in a place because it is already full:
The overflow will be accommodated in another hotel.
overflow of
the overflow of water from the lake
2 [countable]TBDH a pipe through which water flows out of a container when it becomes too full

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