: The deluge continued for hours, drenching the land and slowing traffic to a halt.
: The rock concert was a deluge of sound.
*: A fiery deluge fed / With ever-burning sulphur unconsumed.
*: The little bird sits at his door in the sun, / Atilt like a blossom among the leaves, / And lets his illumined being oerrun / With the deluge of summer it receives.
*: In the event of a restrained firing or canister overtemperature condition, the deluge system sprays cooling water within the canister until the overtemperature condition no longer exists.
: After the announcement, they were [[deluged]] with requests for more information.