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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The hydrograph, for a given river basin, that would theoretically result from a continuous, constant excess rainfall rate per specified period T resulting in a runoff volume of 1.00 unit depth over the basin for each period T. Also: A gradually bending shape that forms a letter.

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  • Without this S-curve, every step would jar our brains.
  • Feel the S-curve develop its arch in your lower back? ...
  • It is a complicated piece of work, right down to your S-curve.
  • Its neck bent in an S-curve to bring the snout to bear on Bink. for more
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