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streamflow Line breaks: stream|flow
Pronunciation: /ˈstrɪːmfləʊ/

Definition of streamflow in English:


The flow of water in a stream or river.
Example sentences
  • Similarly, in the third study, scientists found that streamflows in most western rivers occur almost one to three weeks earlier now than they did in the middle of the 20th century.
  • Many places in the East are already experiencing above-average streamflows and it won't take much rain to push rivers outside their banks.
  • We will have to deal with new conditions such as a shorter winter and not as much snowpack, in addition to a longer summer when there may be lower streamflows along with increases in the demand for water.
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