17:51 Feb 21, 2001
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Norwegian term or phrase: flom

Is flom a) flood or b) streamflow plus discharge.

Also tilsig: seepage into or some other apt English term
Yngve Roennike

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nastorm drains
Steven Murray
naflood and trickle
Andy Bell



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flood and trickle

flom: flood, torrent (oversvømmelse), inundation, floods: jeg håper du ikke har blitt fordrevet av +++men (I hope you're not flooded out), flommen krevde 30 menneskeliv (the floods claimed thirty lives.

Tisig:trickle of water eg "innsjøen får tilsig fra to elver <the lake is fed by two rivers.

Hope this helps Andy Bell

Andy Bell
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storm drains

This is what we call it in the States -- the method by which runoff water is conducted away from cities to the nearest river or body of water.

Steven Murray
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