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Meaning of OUTFALL

Pronunciation:  'awt`fol

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water
 

OUTFALL is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: exit, issue, outlet, way out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Out"fall`\, n.
1. The mouth of a river; the lower end of a water course; the
   open end of a drain, culvert, etc., where the discharge
   occurs.

2. A quarrel; a falling out. [Prov. Eng.]

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Discharge or a point of discharge of a culvert or other closed conduit. An example of outfall is waste water released by an industrial plant from a sewer drain into a river.
 

 

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