runlet

noun run·let \ ˈrən-lət \

Definition of runlet

Examples of runlet in a Sentence

  1. weather forecasters warned that the heavy rains might cause the area's runlets to overflow

First Known Use of runlet

1630

runlet Synonyms

Synonyms
beck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], creek, runnel, streamlet
Related Words
arroyo, billabong [Australian], fresh, freshet, runoff; bayou, coulee, slough (also slew or slue), stream, wash; canal, channel, cut, cutoff, gut, kill, millrace, millstream, race, watercourse, waterway; affluent, branch, confluent, distributary, influent, tributary

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