Definition of Flow off

1. Verb. Flow off or away gradually. "The water flow offs "; "The water flowed off from the pipe"

Exact synonyms: Flow Away
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Empty

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flow Off

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flow control
flow cytoenzymology
flow cytometer
flow cytometry
flow cytophotometry
flow diagram
flow diagrams
flow field
flow from
flow injection analysis
flow karyotyping
flow of air
flow of attention
flow off (current term)
flow out
flow rate
flow sheet
flow variable
flow variables
flow void

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 ..."

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