How to use Overflowing in a sentence
Of course, Clara was handy - and overflowing with information.
The valley is wide and marshy, the river frequently overflowing its banks.
The public animal shelters are full to overflowing with homeless pets.
The water overflowing from the feeders down the sides of the beds is received into small drains formed in the furrows between the beds.
Compound gulfs are formed seawards by fracture and landwards by the overflowing of depressed land, e.g.Advertisement
It smelled like the sewer system was overflowing.
Overflowing with information on subjects from cosmetic brands to makeup application tips.
Any shop that carries children's clothes is overflowing with color.
In a very few months' time the chapel was full to overflowing.
God exists as an eternal personality, and the creation is an overflowing of the divine love, which was unable to contain itself.Advertisement
I filled five dustbins to overflowing with good food.
The city is overflowing with architecture, art, and monuments for visitors to explore.
Your breasts are overflowing your bra or not completely filling the cups.
Masters of hauntingly beautiful slowcore music - minimal, yet overflowing with charm.
File cabinets stuffed with old, overflowing files that are not accessed often is a waste of valuable storage space.Advertisement
Flood insurance may be a separate policy for both floods caused by the water outdoors and indoors (such as a pipe bursting or a tub overflowing).
The silhouette should be smooth; there should not be any bulges from your skin on the sides of the bra, nor should the breast form be overflowing from the bra cup.
The shelves aren't exactly overflowing with aromatherapy-based skin care products, but these items are quickly becoming more widely available online and at select specialty boutiques.
The pan proper is surmounted by a great cone or hopper called a curb, to provide for the foaming up of the boiling mass and to prevent loss from overflowing.
By degrees the bed rises, and the people build embankments to prevent the river from overflowing.Advertisement
The first story of the building was overflowing with vamps.
An English garden with overflowing herbaceous borders adjoins the pub and boasts an abundance of outdoor seating.
A half-empty bottle of Scotch whiskey stood between them on the bar, next to an overflowing ashtray.
He had been using a tractor and slurry vacuum tanker to empty a blocked and overflowing septic tank.
Fevers and agues are prevalent owing to bad drainage and the overflowing of the river; and the death-rate is higher than the birth-rate.Advertisement
The prosperity of Lower Egypt, and almost the very subsistence of its inhabitants, depended upon the annual overflowing of the Nile; and they looked for it with the utmost anxiety.
Eventually we ended up in a tenement block where we found two youngish chaps sitting in a small room positively overflowing with cameras.
Overflowing Landfills-Obviously, all of those disposable diapers have to go somewhere, so landfills sometimes may seem overrun with disposables.
There are no holes in the bottom of the cup so you don't have to worry about drainage; only over-watering and overflowing, which could be harmful to the plant or flower.
Even just recycling once helps keep the landfills from overflowing.Advertisement
The Morning Room - sitting room overflowing with Spanish antiques and Flemish tapestries.
A tree lovingly decorated with handmade ornaments by the kids and overflowing with ornaments gathered over decades of shared Christmases is utterly charming and works in any home.
The digital camera market is overflowing with options for everyone, from the casual snapper to the serious, dedicated professional.
For those with overflowing cupboards, get rid of pans you don't use and get back to the basics!
With the overflowing demand teenage shoppers have for the latest styles comes an equally abundant supply of teen-oriented designers.Advertisement
My first thought was that the sanctuary was full to overflowing and Daddy feared I'd be nervous.
She must be overjoyed, given the fact that her home is currently overflowing with boys (14, to be exact-the oldest is 20 and no longer lives with them).
The adorable white basket is covered in black paw prints and is overflowing with goodies.
It is very important in today's overflowing world of non-biodegradable plastics to find another way to dispose of dog stools, so consider trying the tips listed above.
Their runners will fill in the gaps and keep the strawberry bed overflowing with new plants!Advertisement
Plus size women often overflow their cups, which results in the breasts spilling out at the bottom, overflowing under the arm or billowing over the top of the cups.
Be sure to allow some room around the coat for the air to circulate; do not it cram into an overflowing closet.
One of the coolest and most Zen like water fountains is an overflowing urn also known as a bubbling ceramic or ceramic bubbler fountain.
Use the proper candle sizes for each candle holder to avoid overflowing melted wax that may drip and make floors slippery or injure guests.
Relatively simple, yet still overflowing with uniqueness, Rachel is a petite purse that's just made for carrying any day, everyday.Advertisement
A woman may not always choose to carry a wallet inside her purse, if only because she finds it a bulky addition to an already overflowing bag.
All it takes is a little research prior to the special day, and your mailbox and inbox will be overflowing with great offers just for turning one year older.
Enclosed seas extend deeply into the land and originate either by the breaking through of the ocean or by the overflowing of a subsiding area.
Gulfs may be classified according to their origin as due to fractures of the crust or overflowing of depressed lands.
Thus a fall in the gradient at any point in the course of a stream; any snag, projection or dam, impeding the current; the reduced velocity caused by the overflowing of streams in flood and the dissipation of their energy where they enter a lake or the sea, are all contributing causes to alluviation, or the deposition of streamborne sediment.Advertisement
The warping which is practised in England is almost exclusively confined to the overflowing of level ground within tide mark, and is conducted mostly within the districts commanded by estuaries or tidal rivers.
The hospitals at Julfa and Isfahan have accommodation for 100 patients each, and are sometimes full to overflowing; the dispensaries are generally overcrowded.
In general he spoke as a man of the people, the predominating quality of his style being an overflowing and often coarse wit.
His unconventional preaching shocked the more staid members of the flock, but filled the church to overflowing with people unaccustomed to churchgoing.
But not to speak of his enormous collection of MS. books, full to overflowing with new and original matter, which have been handed over to Trinity College, Dublin, the works we have already called attention to barely form the greater portion of what he has published.
The unfinished poems, Dieu and La Fin de Satan, are full to overflowing of such magnificent work, such wise simplicity of noble thought, such heroic and pathetic imagination, such reverent and daring faith, as no other poet has ever cast into deathless words and set to deathless music. Les Jumeaux, an unfinished tragedy, would possibly have been the very greatest of his works if it had been completed on the same scale and on the same lines as it was begun and carried forward to the point at which it was cut short for ever.
In the meantime, the concentration camps were becoming filled to overflowing, and a steady stream of captures and surrenders were reducing the hostile power of the republics.
Penetrated by the conviction that ignorance was the worst of the inveterate evils of old Russia, a pitiless enemy of superstition of every sort, a reformer by nature, overflowing with energy and resource, and with a singularly lucid mind armed at all points by a farreaching erudition, Prokopovich was the soul of the reforming party after the death of Peter the Great.
He did not know that Natasha's soul was overflowing with despair, shame, and humiliation, and that it was not her fault that her face happened to assume an expression of calm dignity and severity.
For many years the castles and prisons of Haverfordwest and Pembroke were filled to overflowing with French prisoners of war.
Kingsley's life was written by his widow in 1877, entitled Charles Kingsley, his Letters and Memories of his Life, and presents a very touching and beautiful picture of her husband, but perhaps hardly does justice to his humour, his wit, his overflowing vitality and boyish fun.
The waters of both lakes are alkaline, but Malheur Lake is often freshened by overflowing into Harney Lake, while the latter, having no outlet, is growing continually more alkaline.
His lectures were attended by persons of the highest distinction from all parts of Europe, and such was the charm of his demonstrations that a hall capable of containing 2000 people had eventually to be assigned for the accommodation of the overflowing audiences which they attracted.
When the frost comes out in the spring, and even in a thawing day in the winter, the sand begins to flow down the slopes like lava, sometimes bursting out through the snow and overflowing it where no sand was to be seen before.
The gland is supposed to secrete a ferment, which, being absorbed into the portal circulation, breaks up a certain portion at least of the grape-sugar contained in the portal blood, and so prevents this overflowing into the circulation in general.
Another very important source of revenue is the so-called "tourist industry," which in late years has assumed immense proportions; the city contains a large number of hotels and boarding-houses which every year are filled to overflowing with strangers from all parts of the world.
Gulfs formed by the overflowing of depressed lands lie upon the continental shelf, e.g.
Pierre's insanity consisted in not waiting, as he used to do, to discover personal attributes which he termed "good qualities" in people before loving them; his heart was now overflowing with love, and by loving people without cause he discovered indubitable causes for loving them.
But neither Sheridan nor Fox was capable of that sustained and overflowing indignation at outraged justice and oppressed humanity, that consuming moral fire, which burst forth again and again from the chief manager of the impeachment, with such scorching might as drove even the cool and intrepid Hastings beyond all self-control, and made him cry out with protests and exclamations like a criminal writhing under the scourge.
Such a saltwater saucer of fresh water is maintained full to overflowing by the rainfall, and owing to the frictional resistance of the sand and to capillary action and the fact that a given column of fresh water is balanced by a shorter column of sea water, the fresh water never sinks to the mean sea-level unless artificially abstracted.