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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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