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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUTFLOW

This gives rise to an outflow as well as an inflow of migrants.

I pitied her, and I saw by Bob's looks that he was not at all behind me in the outflow of his sympathy.

Many rivers run into the lake, the only outflow being by the Angara.

The escape of the outflow of fluid from the eye is ultimately through the veins.

Both 'out-flow' and 'outflow' are used once each in the text.

And still others which boiled furiously but had no outflow at all.

Its outflow was unknown, and the theory was that it was one of a long chain which fed the Nile.

At this moment the doors opened and the steps were covered with the outflow of the court.

It was the outflow of all the discontents and annoyances of his life.

And will it not continue to fall as long as the outflow goes on?

WORD ORIGIN

1869, from out (adv.) + flow (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OUTFLOW

effusion

nounoutpouring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.