overflow, runoff, overspill(noun)
the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner
That portion of precipitation or irrigation on an area which does not infiltrate or evaporate, but instead is discharged from the area.
Dissolved chemicals, etc, included in such water.
The runoff of nitrates is poisoning the lake.
A second or further round of an indecisive election, after other candidates (often all but the last two) have been eliminated
There will now be a runoff as neither front runner received more than 50% of the vote.
The numerical value of runoff in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of runoff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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The area is hilly along with canyons ... so the mud was created by the runoff ... and the debris flowing downhill.
It’s great to come in first place. We’ve got a lot more to be done, we are right where we need to be in terms of this runoff.
I was in a runoff in December and we were worried about turnout and he kind of energized the base and I really appreciated him coming down.
We're heading into Spring Break. There's two days after Easter Sunday. It's right in the middle of Passover. I mean, we've never had a runoff before in the city of Chicago for a citywide office.
This has to be viewed in the wider picture of the significant amount of evidence available that shows there are other, more important causes of coral decline such as global warming, overfishing, pollution and runoff.
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