Definitions

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  • n. The shedding of excess water from leaves to the ground.

Etymologies

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through +‎ fall

Examples

  • Stemflow, canopy drip, and throughfall - Encyclopedia of Earth

    Stemflow, canopy drip, and throughfall

  • In vegetated systems, some precipitation may reach the ground by stemflow, but most often reaches the soil by a process called throughfall.

    Hydrologic cycle

  • The "Rutter model" for forest evapo- transpiration, the transport of water into the atmosphere, combines throughfall of rainwater, interception, evaporation and transpiration.

    The Guardian World News

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