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He went on to have a career as an extreme-cleaning specialist and professional downsizer who now appears on two TV series about people dealing with an overflow of stuff.
HOW DOWNSIZING EXPERT MATT PAXTON HELPS AMERICANS SORT THROUGH THEIR STUFFJURA KONCIUSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You can get into overflow and fill them with water at -30 degrees, take them off, dump them out, put them back on, and your feet will warm back up.
DRESS LIKE AN ALASKAN TO WEATHER THE WINTER COLDBY TYLER FREEL/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We vetted and contracted backup factories who met our high criteria to help work through backlog in case of overflow.
THIS FEMALE-FOUNDED FACE MASK BRAND HAD A WAIT-LIST OF MORE THAN 40,000 CUSTOMERSRACHEL KINGJANUARY 17, 2021FORTUNE
Heavy rains cause overflows that send billions of gallons of effluent into local waterways.
BATTLING AMERICA’S ‘DIRTY SECRET’SARAH KAPLANDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Those in rural areas, in particular, have been grappling with overflow conditions because some of their larger partners in urban centers have stopped accepting transfers.
RECORD NUMBERS OF COVID-19 PATIENTS PUSH HOSPITALS AND STAFFS TO THE LIMITBRITTANY SHAMMAS, ARIANA EUNJUNG CHA, BEN GUARINO, JACQUELINE DUPREEDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Five months after Makenzie’s death, the city moved out the last of the homeless families who had been placed in the hotel as an overflow shelter.
THIS D.C. BABY’S MOTHER WAS CHARGED WITH HER DEATH. BUT NOTHING IS SOLVED.PETULA DVORAKDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It can run all day thanks to a hose-attachment that provides continuous water, while a top-loading ice compartment with overflow tray aids in temperature control.
EVAPORATIVE COOLERS TO HELP YOU CHILL OUT WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONINGPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMJULY 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They would not then have been so annoyed by an overflow of traders nor been rendered the laughing-stock of the community.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The owners of a well may prevent its overflow and thereby cut off water that formerly ran into a stream.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
How was he to know that these tears were the overflow of a heart that was on the point of bursting from sheer joy?
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO OVERFLOW

  • deluge
  • descend
  • dip
  • douse
  • drench
  • drown
  • duck
  • engulf
  • flood
  • go down
  • go under
  • immerse
  • impregnate
  • inundate
  • overflow
  • overwhelm
  • plunge
  • sink
  • sound
  • souse
  • submerse
  • subside
  • swamp
  • whelm
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