Definition of Flow off
1. Verb. Flow off or away gradually. "The water flow offs "; "The water flowed off from the pipe"
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Literary usage of Flow off
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"... allows it to flow off obliquely with considerable velocity. The rise of a tide-wave near the mouth of a river tug place rapidly by the shoaling of the ..."
2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"If, with thick castings, the risers or flow-off gates should freeze up or flow sluggishly, there will be exerted a lifting pressure due to the full height ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"... that the lower estate is charged with a servi tude for the benefit of the upper estate to permit the surfact water to flow off over it as it had been ..."
4. American Foundry Practice: Treating of Loam, Dry Sand and Green Sand by Thomas Dyson West (1882)
"... SKIMMING AND FLOW-OFF GATES. As melted iron contains more or less dirt and impurities, which keep rising to the surface of the metal, more especially ..."