verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of flow
SYNONYMS FOR flow
Related formsflow·a·ble, adjectiveflow·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·flow, noun, verbun·der·flow, noun
Can be confusedfloe flow (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for underflow
From the area of water-bearing gravels found, it was proposed to tap the underflow water at the 630-m.
Here the waters lost themselves for many feet in the underflow so common in this land of aimless, uncertain waterways.The Price of the Prairie|Margaret Hill McCarter
The general scheme for tapping this underflow was to drive a main gallery at the 560-m.
It is filled to the brim with sand, however, and through the sand is an underflow.Life and Adventures of 'Billy' Dixon|Billy Dixon
The water is almost wholly taken from the rivers, but underflow is also utilized, especially in San Luis Park.
British Dictionary definitions for underflow (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for underflow (2 of 2)
verb (mainly intr)
- a marsh or swamp
- an inlet or basin of the sea
- (capital when part of a name)Scapa Flow
Word Origin for flow
Medicine definitions for underflow
Idioms and Phrases with underflow
see ebb and flow; go with the flow.