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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUN-OFF

This water that flows through our streams is sometimes called the run-off.

The run-off is increasing every year as we cut our forests and cultivate our land.

This run-off of snow was as regular as the run-off of storm-water.

Fortunately it was of some depth, so that quite a pool formed at its "run-off."

In these situations the nests were exposed to run-off water.

This amount is somewhat in excess of the run-off for the flood of October, 1903.

With such a watershed as is drained by the two rivers, the run-off in a storm would be so impeded as to be very slow.

Even in heavy rainfall countries there is often such waste of water from run-off that the lands suffer severely from droughts.

The stealing of soil by erosion occurs where run-off waters are not obstructed by forest growth.

But it is in the run-off that the great waste of water occurs, and also that great saving is possible.

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