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  • Flut, Dutch vloed, from the same root as is seen in "flow," "float"), an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land,a deluge, hence "the flood," specifically, the Noachian deluge of Genesis, but also any other catastrophic submersion recorded in the mythology of other nations than the Hebrew (see DELUGE, THE).
  • The cable must not be overstrained in the process of submersion, and must be paid out at the proper rate to give the requisite slack.
  • Both statistically and experimentally we find that a damp soil favours its life and development, while prolonged submersion and drought kill it.
  • The collapse of the mend 111., Muscovite tsardom in the east, and the submersion 1587-1632.
  • Many remedies for this disease have been suggested, including total submersion of the vineyards, the use of carbon bisulphide for spraying, and of copper salts, but there appears to be little doubt that a really serious epidemic can only be dealt with by systematic destruction of the vines, followed by replanting with resistant varieties.

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