flow away

Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.flow away - flow off or away gradually; "The water flowed off from the pipe"
empty, discharge - become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
References in classic literature ?
Then flow away, my sweety sap, And I will make you boily; Nor catch a wood man’s hasty nap, For fear you should get roily.
Tis fuel, food, and timber; And when your stiff day’s work is done, Its juice will make you limber, Then flow away, etc.
that it might be better to flow away monotonously, like the river, and to compound for its insensibility to happiness with its insensibility to pain.
His voice, blank and forced as though he were talking through hard-set teeth, seemed to flow away on all sides into the darkness, deepening again upon the sea.
Water does not flow away from road during rain events.
This produces a surface tension gradient that causes flow away from the low surface tension area, resulting in a circular low spot (see Figure 1 for an example).
Local landowners also helped with the project by allowing ditches at the back of Brookside to be extended so water could by diverted to flow away from houses towards the basins.
The important thing here is that we can trap the water whenever we need them, instead of letting all the water flow away, he added.
The flooding "caused the diesel and petrol to flow away from the station and a fire from a nearby house led to the explosion," said Billy Anaglate spokesman for Ghana's national fire service.
Since the sealing unit is located on the side of the strap guide frame rather than below it, process liquids or other foreign particles flow away without soiling it.
According to Wendy Patoprsty, Extension Agent for Watauga County, “rainwater in the high country represents a high quality source of water available to us, there is no reason we should let it flow away without using it.
The team mapped out the directional flow of supplies, including circulation patterns and where waste was being piled in the department and, from that process, were able to make informed design decisions to relocate the supply room to a more accessible location that also kept traffic flow away from patients and visitors.