Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but not usually covered with it; marshy ground away from the seashore.
To plunge or sink into a swamp.
To cause (a boat) to become filled with water; to capsize or sink by whelming with water.
Fig.: To plunge into difficulties and perils; to overwhelm; to ruin; to wreck.
To sink or stick in a swamp; figuratively, to become involved in insuperable difficulties.
To become filled with water, as a boat; to founder; to capsize or sink; figuratively, to be ruined; to be wrecked.
An area of low, wet ground; a marsh
In the southeastern U.S., a stream, particularly one that has has swampy parts. A marsh.
a large, shallow natural pond containing trees: Mingo Swamp.
n. (Sw. svampig, swampy) spongy land; low ground filled with water; a wooded area having surface water much of the time.
When a canoe or kayak is accidentally filled with water.
A type of wetland dominated by woody vegetation but without appreciable peat deposits. Swamps may be fresh or salt water and tidal or non-tidal. (See 'wetlands')
A swamp is an area of wet, soggy land that is sometimes covered in water.
A type of wetland that is dominated by woody vegetation and does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits. Swamps may be fresh or salt water and tidal or non-tidal.
a wooded or brushy area usually having surface water.
When a boat that fills with water from over the sides; See flounder
A type of wetland that is dominated by woody vegetation and does not accumulate appreciable peat deposits. Swamps may be fresh water or saltwater and tidal or nontidal.
low-lying ground in which water collects (Atlantic White Cedar trees or Swamp Maple trees may grow in a swamp.)
A vegetated depression with a seasonal or permanent water table at or slightly above the floor of the depression.
Spongy or boggy ground that is covered with water at least part of the time and supports the growth of shrubs and trees.
Spongy, waterlogged habitat.
a wetland dominated by woodsy vegetation.
Area of mineral soil normally flooded in the growing season and dominated in most cases by emergent macrophyte.
low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged; "The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor"
fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid; "the basement was inundated after the storm"; "The images flooded his mind"
a forested wetland, and in the Preserve this habitat occurs where there is seepage of water from the slopes
a forested wetland, while a "marsh" is a grass-covered wetland
a level or low-lying expanse of ground saturated with water
a lowland area saturated with water often quite large and farther inland
an area of land flooded with water
an evolving ecosystem, constantly growing and changing, working to complete the transition from water to land
a vast, usually inundated, depression that consists essentially of floating vegetation and wet peaty land
a wetland that contains trees
a wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally
a wetland that features permanent inundation of largeareas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions
Marshy land with dense vegetation including trees not common in Alberta.
Wooded wetlands with standing, or gently flowing water. typical species include Barringtonia racemosa, Svyzygium cordatum, and Icus trichopoda.
Wetland area with a high water table that results in slow-moving, open water. Nutrient content is high and, as a result, dense vegetation consisting of deciduous shrubs and trees, as well as white and black spruce, cover the area.
A tract of land normally saturated with water, having little or no drainage and characterised by a growth of grass or reeds. This designation includes ""marsh"".
wetland dominated by shrubs and trees. terracing: series of level plots in step-like fashion on a slope.
a wetland area flooded most of the time with cypress trees, tupelo trees and some shrubs
Low, wet land on which grass and trees grow.
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low-lying area, frequently flooded and supports vegetation adapted to saturated soils e.g. mangrove swamp.
a wetland dominated by trees or shrubs (USA definition). Swamp is also sometimes used to refer to reed or papyrus dominated areas.
A wetland that has trees and shrubs.
Wetland with trees, such as the extensive swamp forests of the southern United States.
an area saturated with water throughout much of the year but with the surface of the soil usually not deeply submerged; usually characterized by tree or shrub vegetation. A wetland that is saturated or inundated and contains woody plants. Often used in conjunction with a particular tree name, such as, cypress swamp.
When a kayak is capsized or inadvertently filled with water.
A generally wet, wooded area where standing water occurs for at least part of the year.
An area of low land that always has deep water and is usually overgrown with grasses and trees. (A marsh is temporarily or periodically saturated.) The Everglades in south Florida is a big swamp.
a type of wetland with mainly woody plants (trees and shrubs) and often a rich variety of ground cover species. Swamps may be fresh or salt water and tidal or non-tidal. A swamp is often flooded in spring but may be surface dry by the end of the summer
To fill with water, but not settle to the bottom.
An area of wet, spongy land; bog, marsh.
( Ped.). Any area, such as a marsh or bog, where the ground satured with water throughout much of the year, but during most of the year, the surface of the soil is not deeply submerged. ( SSSA).
Permanently waterlogged ground, usually overgrown.
wetland ecosystem characterized by mineral soils with poor drainage and by plant life dominated by trees
a wetland dominated by trees such as cypress or tupelo.
A saturated lowland characterized by certain trees and woody vegetation.
forested low, spongy land generally saturated with water and covered with trees and aquatic vegetation; may be a deepwater swamp, such as the cypress tupelo, which has standing water all or part of the growing season or bottomland hardwood forests which are only flooded periodically
To fill a boat with water.
a wetland area that may be permanently or intermittently covered in water, often dominated by woody vegetation.
To fill with water coming in over the deck and gunwales.
To take on water in an open boat.
a nutrient-rich wooded wetland
poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water (bog, cienega, marais, marsh, pocosin).
Wetland dominated by trees and /or shrubs.
A wetland where the soil is saturated and often inundated and dominated by woody cover (shrubs, e.g. alder or trees, e.g. red maple).
A tract of permanently saturated low land, usually overgrown with vegetation. (A marsh is temporarily or periodically saturated.)
A flat, low-lying freshwater wetland with trees and other vegetation.
A type of freshwater wetland consisting of woodland or forested areas with saturated soils, which are inundated by water much of the year. Plant species include Taxodium distichum (baldcypress) and Nyssa aquatica (water tupelo).
A forested wetland, flooded during part of the year or with moving groundwater, well aerated, rich in minerals, and storing little or no peat. Swamps may be hardwood or coniferous. Coniferous swamps developed on peat, such as White Cedar Swamps, are often called Treed Fens. Wabashkiki or mashkig in the Ojibwe.