Definition of WASHOUT

noun : WASHOUT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water; "it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway); "from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water" ;

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