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Synonyms for rivulet

a small stream

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He took up a tumbler, winked with his one available eye, and led the way to the rivulet. There was nothing remarkable in the spectacle of a young lady who wanted a glass of spring-water, or of a waiter who was getting it for her.
"There ye go," he said, addressing himself to the rivulet, "bubblin' to yer ain annihilation in the loch yonder!
If a rock, or a rivulet, or a bit of earth harder than common, severed the links of the clew they followed, the true eye of the scout recovered them at a distance, and seldom rendered the delay of a single moment necessary.
Here it was a furious torrent, quite impassable, and appeared larger than in the low country, as was the case with the rivulet of Villa Vicencio.
Earlier today, persistent torrential rain badly disrupted life across several urban cities of Pakistan on Thursday, turning streets into rivulets, causing traffic jams, upsetting power supply in many areas and also claiming two lives, in Islamabad,
According to the FFCD, moderate flooding is also likely at Nowshera and Tarbela in the Kabul and Sindh rivers.Earlier in the day on Thursday, persistent torrential rain badly disrupted life across several urban cities of the country, turning streets into rivulets, causing traffic jams, upsetting power supply in many areas and also claiming two lives, in Islamabad.
MITHI -- It rained again heavily in the hilly town of Nagarparkar and its adjacent areas late on Tuesday night, causing rivulets to flow to fill up dams recently built by government for storing rainwater.
During the meeting the committee's convener Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed said that there are heaps of dirt in the rivulets and slum areas and this is a direct violation of Islamabad's master plan.
PESHAWAR -- Deputy Commissioner (DC) Mohammad Ali Asghar has said that repair work on rivulets would be started from next week for making comprehensive plan of water distribution system for irrigation according to remodeling.
The various faults and rivulets which the tunnel passes through are cause for workers to worry about the tunnel draining correctly when it rains, since improper drainage may lead to a potential collapse.
The raindrops which hit the cylinder may stay on the surface of the cylinder for a while, and the raindrops which stayed may form rivulets and oscillate around the surface of the high-voltage conductors.
Theoretical models derived for prediction of the minimum wetting rate and corresponding film thickness are mostly based on two criteria: the force balance in the stagnation point and the minimum total energy of rivulets [1-5].
AS deputy commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary found constructing bridges on rivulets and streams can save lives of children as well as domestic animals and facilitate easy access to schools.
At once disarmingly simple in form and riddled with rivulets of complex feeling, this story of a middle-aged Parisienne philosophy professor rethinking an already much-examined life in the wake of an unforeseen divorce has an ideal human conduit in a wry, heartsore Huppert, who, with nary a hint of showing off, further stakes her claim as our greatest living actress.