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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or process of flowing out: watched the outflow of the tide.
  • n. Something that flows out: an outflow of water from a power plant.
  • n. The amount flowing out: a heavy outflow of cash from the country.
  • intransitive v. To issue or stream out, in or as if in a flow: Too much money is outflowing from our household.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of flowing out
  • v. To flow outward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flowing out; efflux.
  • intransitive v. To flow out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To flow out.
  • n. A flowing out or forth; efflux; issue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a natural flow of ground water
  • n. the discharge of a fluid from some container
  • n. the process of flowing out

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