river flow

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The water that flows along a river, ultimately to the sea, as part of the water cycle. It includes water from overland flow, throughflow, interflow, soil pipes, percolation, and groundwater, as well as precipitation that falls directly into rivers and lakes. See also ephemeral flow, intermittent flow, perennial flow.

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