Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flow or current of water; the amount of water flowing.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Post officials say it appeared to be colored with dye used in waterflow studies.

    EPA investigating green water in Md. river

  • CNN's Chris Lawrence reports the waterflow into New Orleans at one levee is not as bad as it looks.

    Water over the levees

  • The big question: is there any confirmation that the water is still rising or have the sandbags dropped in the levee somehow managed to halt the waterflow from the lake?

    Katrina Headlines XVI : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • The canyon was deep and wide, carved out by what must once have been a multikiloton waterflow.

    Dreamfall

  • I pitched the databand away from me as hard as I could, watched it, and everything it stood for, go spiraling out over the rim of the canyon, down, down into the bronze waterflow a hundred meters below.

    Dreamfall

  • Watching the sluggish, silt-heavy waterflow, I wondered whether that was a joke.

    Dreamfall

  • After years of wrangling, the utility offered to guarantee downstream waterflow and to pay $7.5 million to purchase additional water rights or otherwise to protect the whooping crane habitat.

    The Manager as Negotiator Bargaining for Cooperation and Competitive Gain

  • Her damaged sail structure sounded like a junk wagon in the waterflow, but there was nothing they could do about it.

    Red Storm Rising

  • Now, that rice had swollen and dammed the waterflow.

    In Other Worlds

  • This plateau sloped gently, and was broken by many deep crevasses, conveying the waterflow down into the Gakkon River.

    An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet

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