ETYM French déluge, Latin diluvium, from diluere wash away; di- = dis- + luere, equiv. to lavare to wash. Related to Lave, Diluvium.
1. A washing away; an overflowing of the land by water; an inundation; a flood; specifically, The Deluge, the great flood in the days of Noah (Bible).
2. (Figurative) Anything which overwhelms, or causes great destruction.
Razliv, izlivanje, plavljenje, potop.
Poplava velikih razmera.
1. To fill beyond capacity; SYN. flood, inundate.
2. To fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; SYN. flood, inundate, swamp.