HyperDic: runoff

English > 2 senses of the word runoff:
NOUNeventrunoff, overflow, overspillthe occurrence of surplus liquid / liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
actrunoffa final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner
runoff > pronunciation
Soundsrah'nao.f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > runoff: 2 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe occurrence of surplus liquid / liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity.
Synonymsoverflow, overspill
Broaderflow, flowingThe motion characteristic of fluids (liquids / liquids or gases)
Spanishdesbordamiento, escorrentía
Verbsrun offrun off as waste
English > runoff: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner.
BroaderelectionA vote to select the winner of a position or political office
Spanishdesempate, escorrentía
Catalandesempat
Verbsrun offdecide (a contest or competition) by a runoff

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