outflow Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the discharge of a fluid from some container
    leak; leakage; escape.
    • they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe
    • he had to clean up the leak
  2. noun the process of flowing out
    effluence; efflux.
  3. noun a natural flow of ground water
    outpouring; spring; natural spring; fountain.


Out"flow` noun
  1. A flowing out; efflux.
Out*flow" intransitive verb
  1. To flow out. Campbell.

Webster 1913