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Definition of "ponding" []

  • The excessive accumulation of water at low-lying areas that remains after 48 hours after the end of rainfall under conditions conducive to drying. (noun)
  • Present participle of pond. (verb)

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Use "ponding" in a sentence
  • "On a flat roof like this, they have what's called ponding, and you can see this is evidence where its standing water after a rain will accumulate and that's what leaks."
  • "The heavy rain was "ponding" in that area of North Main in El Dorado, he said."
  • "The most important issue to remember is that with only about 16 inches of rain a year -- there is much opportunity for any "ponding" to last very long, if it occurs at all."
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