- A graph showing the discharge of water as a function of time .
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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Discharge (hydrology) — In hydrology, discharge is the volume rate of water flow, including any suspended solids (i.e. sediment), dissolved chemical species (i.e. CaCO3(aq)) and/or biologic material (i.e. diatoms), which is transported through a given cross sectional… … Wikipedia
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hydrograph — 1. A graph relating stage, flow, velocity, or other characteristics of water with respect to time . 2. A time record of stream discharge at a given cross section of the stream or of the stream surface elevation at a given point  … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
unit-hydrograph — A hypothetical discharge hydrograph for a given point resulting from unit rainfall which produces unit runoff  … Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology
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