Associations to the word «Runoff»


RUNOFF, noun. That portion of precipitation or irrigation on an area which does not infiltrate or evaporate, but instead is discharged from the area.
RUNOFF, noun. Dissolved chemicals, etc, included in such water.
RUNOFF, noun. A second or further round of an indecisive election, after other candidates (often all but the last two) have been eliminated,

Dictionary definition

RUNOFF, noun. The occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity.
RUNOFF, noun. A final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.