Sentence Examples


  • Nine-tenths of the rainfall is absorbed by the loess and sandy soils, with only one-tenth being "run-off."
  • Their environmental responsibility extends to their manufacturing facilities where proprietary processing methods eliminate smokestacks, and factory run-off is recycled back into the manufacturing line.
  • Dandruff shampoos aren't necessarily harmful when applied to the scalp, but you will need to take special care to ensure that none of the run-off enters your infant's eyes or mouth.
  • The pesticides and the chemicals also get into the ground water supplies in the nearby communities and cause widespread pollution of local waterways from rain water run-off.
  • Nonpoint source pollution or run-off pollution includes apparently minor household contaminants such as lawn chemicals or car cleaning fluids.