outflow outflow  /ˈaʊtf ˌloʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the discharge of a fluid from some container
  2. (n) the process of flowing out
  3. (n) a natural flow of ground water

Usage(s):

  1. That's not exactly a mass exodus for a state of 18 million; but it's the first net outflow in 63 years for a state that considers itself the new California.
  2. Just ask the folks in Russia, who saw their economy strangled last August by an outflow of confidence that was as fast as it was lethal.
  3. But, while it may stay the outflow of underground literature, the latest Kremlin crackdown cannot permanently stop it.

News

  1. Coralville Lake outflow to drop, ban lifted on Iowa River

    With water levels at the Coralville Lake on the decline, officials on Thursday decreased the reservoir’s outflow and lifted the boating ban on the Iowa River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reduced the Coralville Reservoir outflow at 10:25 a.m. Thursday from 17,200 cubic feet per second to 14,000 cfs, a drop that originally was [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gazette

  2. UPDATE: Coralville dam outflow going to 14,000 cfs, boating ban lifted

    The Army Corps of Engineers has dropped the outflow of water from the Coralville dam to 14,000 cubic feet per second from 17,400 cfs.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KWWL Iowa

  3. Spillway outflow to decrease

    The Army Corps of Engineers will reduce the outflow from the Coralville Dam by the end of this week, according to a Johnson County Emergency Management press release sent Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Iowan

Quotes

  1. "We think we have reached the trough of the wave on the net new money outflow...... that would take time to come back to a more normal level," the bank's chief executive officer Marcel Rohner said during a telephone conference.
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Marcel Rohner Source: AFP

  2. "Global inequality of wealth and opportunity is clearly bound up with global inequality of human capital - the distribution of knowledge, skills and institutional capacity," Manuel said. "National leaders look in despair at the outflow of...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: Trevor Manuel Source: Cape Times (subscription)

  3. "The uncontrolled outflow of young prospects is the biggest problem and we simply have to find a way to keep them longer if our clubs are to stand any chance of success in Europe," said Dragoslav Stepanovic, who coaches Serbian first division...
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Dragoslav Stepanović Source: guardian.co.uk

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