outfall

[out-fawl]

Origin of outfall

First recorded in 1620–30; out- + fall
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outfall

noun
  1. the end of a river, sewer, drain, etc, from which it discharges
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outfall in Science

outfall

[outfôl′]
  1. The place where a sewer, drain, or stream discharges.
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