Definition of water flood in US English:

water flood


  • 1Flowing or surging floodwaters; a moving deluge of water; a tempestuous sea.

  • 2Oil Industry. Flooding of a well with water, especially as a means of secondary recovery; an instance of this. Frequently attributive Compare water flooding.


Old English; earliest use found in Andreas. From water + flood.


water flood

/ˈwɔːtə flʌd/