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overflow into

To be so full that the contents of something spills into something else. The drainage ditch behind our house overflowed into our back yard after that huge rainstorm. The waiter wasn't paying attention when he was pouring my drink, and it started overflowing into my plate of food.
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overflow with

1. To be so filled with something that the contents spill out over the edge of the container. The river overflowed with water during the rainstorm. Why would they serve you a bowl overflowing with soup? That's just impractical!
2. To have an abundance of something, especially an emotion or characteristic, such that it seems like someone or something can't contain it. She was overflowing with excitement on the morning of her performance. My inbox has been overflowing with congratulations following the premiere of our film.
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overflow into something

to spill over into something. The river overflowed into the surrounding farmland. The water in the bowl overflowed into the sink.
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overflow with someone or something

to have so much or so many people or things that they spill over. The kitchen overflowed with the guests. My cup overflowed with coffee and spilled on the counter.
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overflow with

v.
1. To be filled beyond capacity with something: Their mugs overflowed with beer.
2. To have a boundless supply of something: The hospital room overflowed with flowers. Our wonderful hosts were overflowing with generosity to us.
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Switching Networks with Overflow Links and Resource Reservation in Output Links
This takes the problem of defining back-up or overflow out of the equation of certain losses, since the endorsement provides the coverage that is excluded in the main policy itself.
Moylan said the city has invested more than $13 million during the past 20 years in its sewer system, as well as taken other actions, in an attempt to minimize the number of sewage overflows.
Gungor Yuksel, Headman of the Degirmenyeri Village said they had faced a similar overflow in 2006 but it was terrible and most dangerous than 2006.
Combined sewer overflows discharge wastewater into watercourses during heavy rain, to protect properties and surrounding land.
The civic body has appealed to all establishments and companies that own or operate labour accommodation in Dubai to comply to its call to avoid overflow of wastewater in labour accommodation as this phenomenon will have a negative impact on public health, the environment and the image of the emirate.
And water quality worsened last year at 100 beaches with regulated sewage overflow outlets.
said, "The best way to avoid human health and environmental concerns from sewer overflows is to ensure that they never occur in the first place.
The sewers have been specifically designed with escape overflow pipes so that the mixture of sewage and stormwater doesn't back up into buildings, including homes.
The patented Gas Injection Molding-Cooling (GIM-Cool) process is a full-shot method that uses an overflow well at the end of fill and two special gas nozzles at opposite ends of the part.
Foster, a computer security professional, shows Internet developers how to defend against buffer overflow attacks by implementing a comprehensive design, coding, and test plan.
The investment at the River Cole in Coleshill aims to protect local wildlife by fitting new screens at the sewer overflow at the Old Mill recreation ground.
Environmental Protection Agency enforcement actions against municipalities for sewer overflows, in August the House Appropriations Committee challenged the agency to demonstrate greater flexibility as required under a 1994 sewer overflow policy directive.
GOP leaders have reportedly argued that the overflow of money means schools have enough money to carry out improvements, as required under NCLB.
The company has put in the first solar-powered storm water overflow system in the UK at Gelligaled Park in Ystrad in the Rhondda Valley.