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In hydrology, discharge is the outflow of water from a river or lake or other body of water. The discharge describes how much water flows through, in a certain amount of time. The amount is usually expressed in \frac{m^3}{s} (cubic metres per second).

The discharge is the opposite of the inflow.

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