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surplus water

noun as in runoff

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The surplus water, as there is every reason to assume, flowed in the year 1762 from Tso-mavang through the channel to Langak-tso.

The maximum thickness should not exceed 12 to 15 in., when there is a surplus water supply.

An outlet into a river allowed the discharge of surplus water.

It is best to water the pot from the top and let the surplus water drain into the saucer and then empty it out.

Nearly all such lands can be improved by removing the surplus water through drains.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surplus water, such as: drainage, and overflow.

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