Definitions for washout

Definitions for (noun) washout

Main entry: flop, washout, dud

Definition: someone who is unsuccessful

Main entry: wash, washout

Definition: the erosive process of washing away soil or gravel by water (as from a roadway)

Usage: from the house they watched the washout of their newly seeded lawn by the water

Main entry: washout

Definition: the channel or break produced by erosion of relatively soft soil by water

Usage: it was several days after the storm before they could repair the washout and open the road

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