Recent Examples of runoff from the Web
Of the 50 female Texas congressional candidates, 13 are Republicans, two of whom secured their party’s nomination while two more are headed into runoff elections, according to the center.
Of the nearly 50 women running for Congress in Texas, more than half won their primaries outright or advanced to runoffs.
Those two advance now to a runoff election on May 22.
According to a website dedicated to the trip, Davis will highlight the river's springs, wildlife, and biological wonders but will also show the impact of pollution, nutrient runoff and water over-sourcing.
Fifty women are running for congressional seats across the state (half won their primaries outright or advanced to runoffs yesterday).
Equally striking was the showing by women on the ballot: Of the nearly 50 women running for Congress in Texas, more than half won their primaries outright or advanced to runoffs.
Faster runoff picks up pollutants and stresses the city’s aging infrastructure.
Last year because of the epic winter snowpack and high runoff, organizers canceled the derby because of safety concerns.
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First Known Use of runoff
Definition of run off
Examples of run off in a Sentence
the dog often ran off cats and other animals that had intruded upon his owner's property
their rebellious daughter's run off because she was disciplined again
Recent Examples of run off from the Web
After review, the umpires confirmed that was the case and took the run off the board and leave the Tigers down by one.
And where did the man behind fashion's football jerseys run off to?
Any thoughts that anyone once had that Petit's dogs had lost their edge and their impressive speed — as seen in his slow run from Nikolai in to his 24 at McGrath — were quickly squashed after an impressive run off of his 24 in McGrath.
Did Robin Wright and Clement Giraudet run off and get married on the down low in Paris?
The Sox scored five runs off Jackson Stephens in the eighth to seal the comeback.
The Sox committed two errors in the inning — one each by Ti’Quan Forbes and Tyler Saladino — with two out, leading to four unearned runs off Ian Clarkin.
After the Padres tied the game with two runs off Royals reliever Andrew Machado in the top of the fifth, the Royals regained the lead in the bottom half.
The race is so crowded that the top two contenders are likely headed to a run off.
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First Known Use of run off
run off Synonyms
give one the gate [slang], send packing;
RUNOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of runoff for English Language Learners
: an additional race, contest, or election that is held because an earlier one has not resulted in a winner
: water from rain or snow that flows over the surface of the ground into streams
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