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streamflow

[ streem-floh ]
/ ˈstrimˌfloʊ /
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noun

the water that flows in a specific stream site, especially its volume and rate of flow.

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Example sentences from the Web for streamflow

  • Increased streamflow also enhances electricity generation from hydropower plants, offsetting use of fossil fuels to produce electricity and contributing to state greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.

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  • The key to the entire problem lay in streamflow forecasting.

  • Upon those readings had been based the crude, wide-margin streamflow forecasts for the coming year.

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