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Discharge (hydrology)

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In hydrology, discharge is the outflow of water and other substances of a lake. The discharge describes how many water or a solved leaves a lake in a certain amount of time. The amount is usually expressed in [math]\frac{m^3}{s}[/math] (cubic metres per second).

The discharge is the opposite of the inflow.