overflow stream

overflow stream

[′ō·vər‚flō ‚strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream containing water that has overflowed the banks of a river or another stream. Also known as spill stream.
An effluent from a lake, carrying water to a stream, a sea, or another lake.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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