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EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > RUNOFF
Definition:
The measurment of the flow of water in a stream, usually expressed in
cubic feet per second; the net effect of storms, accumulation,
transpiration, meltage, seepage, evaporation, and percolation. 
Reference:
Dictionary of Earth Science, 5th ed. 1997. Sybil Parker, ed. in chief.
McGraw-Hill.
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