swamping

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Verb[edit]

swamping

  1. present participle of swamp

Noun[edit]

swamping (plural swampings)

  1. An act of swamping (drenching or filling with water).
    • 2007 February 4, Andrew C. Revkin, “A Disaster Epic (in Slo-Mo)”, in New York Times[1]:
      Before the report’s arrival on Friday, the consequences of global warming had been epically imagined — New Orleans-style swampings by superstorms, the specter of an Arctic meltdown and a water gush that would block heat-toting currents in the Atlantic Ocean and trigger an abrupt European cool-down.

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