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

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King