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storm water

Syllabification: storm wa·ter

Definition of storm water in English:

noun

Surface water in abnormal quantity resulting from heavy falls of rain or snow.
Example sentences
  • When it rains storm water washes the accumulated waste into the water sources.
  • The facility also uses storm water rather than potable water to wash city vehicles and to flush toilets.
  • Another way to manage your own storm water is to get a rain barrel, which can be attached to your downspout to store rainwater and prevent it from flooding your basement.

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