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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the
           limit or capacity [syn: overflow, runoff, overspill]
      2: a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not
         produce a winner

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "runoff":
     bout, by-election, caucus, closed primary, congressional election,
     contest, contested election, decathlon, defluxion, direct primary,
     discharge, double-header, doubles, drain, drainage, effluence,
     efflux, effluxion, effusion, election, event, exhalation, exhaust,
     flowoff, foursome, game, games of chance, general election, go,
     gush, mandatory primary, match, meet, nonpartisan primary,
     open primary, optional primary, outfall, outflow, outflowing,
     outpour, outpouring, partisan election, pentathlon, play, play-off,
     preference primary, presidential election,
     presidential preference primary, presidential primary, primary,
     primary election, race, referendum, runoff election,
     runoff primary, singles, sport, threesome, twosome

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