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outfall

[ out-fawl ]
/ ˈaʊtˌfɔl /
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noun
the outlet or place of discharge of a river, drain, sewer, etc.
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Origin of outfall

First recorded in 1620–30; out- + fall
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British Dictionary definitions for outfall

outfall
/ (ˈaʊtˌfɔːl) /

noun
the end of a river, sewer, drain, etc, from which it discharges
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Scientific definitions for outfall

outfall
[ outfôl′ ]

The place where a sewer, drain, or stream discharges.
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