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English noun: outflow

1. outflow (event) the discharge of a fluid from some container


SamplesThey tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe.
He had to clean up the leak.


Synonymsescape, leak, leakage


Broader (hypernym)discharge, outpouring, run

2. outflow (process) the process of flowing out


Synonymseffluence, efflux


Broader (hypernym)flow


Antonymsinflow, influx

3. outflow (object) a natural flow of ground water


Synonymsfountain, natural spring, outpouring, spring


Broader (hypernym)formation, geological formation


Narrower (hyponym)Fountain of Youth, geyser, hot spring, thermal spring









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