Definition of Outflow

1. Noun. The discharge of a fluid from some container. "He had to clean up the leak"

Exact synonyms: Escape, Leak, Leakage
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Outpouring, Run
Derivative terms: Escape, Leak, Leak, Leaky, Leak, Leak



2. Noun. The process of flowing out.
Exact synonyms: Effluence, Efflux
Generic synonyms: Flow
Derivative terms: Effluent
Antonyms: Influx, Inflow

3. Noun. A natural flow of ground water.

Definition of Outflow

1. n. A flowing out; efflux.

2. v. i. To flow out.

Definition of Outflow

1. Noun. The process of flowing out ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To flow outward. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outflow

1. to flow out [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outflow

outflash
outflatter
outflattered
outflattering
outflatters
outfleme
outflew
outflies
outfling
outflinging
outflings
outfloat
outfloated
outfloating
outfloats
outflow (current term)
outflowed
outflowing
outflown
outflows
outflung
outflush
outflux
outfluxed
outfluxes
outfluxing
outfly
outflying
outfool
outfooled

Literary usage of Outflow

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1. A Text Book of the Principles of Physics by Alfred Daniell (1884)
"Velocity of outflow. — Torricelli's law shows that the velocity with which a liquid issues through an aperture varies as the square root of the head of ..."

2. A Manual of the Steam Engine and Other Prime Movers by William John Macquorn Rankine (1906)
"The above-mentioned value of the external pressure, p, =f/>i, or thereabouts, give* a maximum value to the weight of outflow, ..."

3. Technical Reports by Miami Conservancy District (Ohio), Miami Conservancy District (Ohio (1920)
"The ratio r of average outflow to the maximum outflow is given by fodt ... Ratio of Average outflow to Maximum outflow for Floods of Uniform Intensity. ..."

4. Irrigation in the United States by Frederick Haynes Newell (1902)
"Diagram illustrating inflow antl outflow of Ogden Vaik'y, Utah. From the inspection of this diagram it is apparent that the,outflow of the valley was ..."

5. Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological by Sir Boverton Redwood (1896)
"Pressure in Wells—Controlling outflow.—The wells in Russia are never ... To control the outflow when a flowing well is struck, an iron cap with gate valve ..."

6. Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine (1870)
"ON THE outflow OF STEAM. Bï JW MACQUORN BANKING, CE, LL. ... The following formulae for the outflow of elastic fluids have long been well known. ..."

7. Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological by Boverton Redwood (1896)
"Pressure in Wells—Controlling outflow.—The wells in Russia are never ... To control the outflow when a flowing well is struck, an iron cap with gate valve ..."

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