What is spate?

  • (noun): A sudden forceful flow.
    Synonyms: rush, surge, upsurge
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on spate:

Oskar Spate - Sources and Further Reading
... Spate (obituary) by David Hooson, Geographical Review, Oct2000, Vol ... Oskar Spate a personal impression by T.M ... Of Time and Place essays in honour of OHK Spate, Canberra, 1980, pp ...
Rajanpur District - Irrigation System - Rod Kohi
... Indigenous Spate Irrigation/ hill torrent-irrigation systems traditionally called Rod-Kohi ... Spate irrigation often takes place in environments that are arid and remote ... Spate Irrigation is traditionally used system for diverting hill torrents into cultivable command areas for growing seasonal crops ...
Madison Square - In The 20th Century
... Oscar Spate, a displaced Londoner, convinced the Parks Commissioner, George Clausen, to allow him to pay the city $500 a year to put 200 cushioned rocking chairs in Madison Square Park, Union Square and ... Free benches were moved away from shaded areas, and Spate's chairs replaced them ... On July 11, Clausen annulled the city's 5-year contract with Spate – whose real name was Reginald Seymour – prompting a celebration with bands and fireworks in ...
Clive Spate
... Clive Spate (born 16 January 1952) is a British game show contestant ... Spate is also a former tournament Scrabble player ... Spate gradually retired from the game, although he made a brief comeback in 2003, when he was the runner-up at the British National Scrabble Championship ...
Spate - See Also
... Pate (disambiguation) Spade (disambiguation) Spat (disambiguation) This page or section lists people with the surname Spate ... If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link ...

More definitions of "spate":

  • (noun): The occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow.
    Synonyms: freshet