- the outlet or place of discharge of a river, drain, sewer, etc.
Origin of outfall
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Examples from the Web for outfall
Otherwise, the outfall must be carried to a natural depression.Rural Hygiene
Henry N. Ogden
I think it must have been close to the outfall of the big drain, father.Dick o' the Fens
George Manville Fenn
The stream which discharges there into the bay is like a lake for want of outfall.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
The next, your Honor, is an outfall betwixt a butcher and a baker.Punch and Judy
Willliam J. Judd
All of them had collected in the pouring rain and were watching the outfall in the ditches.The Revolution in Tanner's Lane
- the end of a river, sewer, drain, etc, from which it discharges
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- The place where a sewer, drain, or stream discharges.
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