What is another word for runnel?

158 synonyms found


[ ɹˈʌnə͡l], [ ɹˈʌnə‍l], [ ɹ_ˈʌ_n_əl]

A runnel is a small, narrow stream of water that flows or trickles down a gentle slope. It is also sometimes referred to as a rivulet or a brooklet. Other synonyms for runnel include rill, creeklet, streamlet, and gully. These words all describe small bodies of water that may carve a path through the soil or rocks over time. Runnels can be found in many different environments, from forests and wilderness areas to residential neighborhoods. They are often a source of beauty and inspiration for writers, poets, and artists who appreciate the natural world.

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How to use "Runnel" in context?

A runnel is a small stream or rapid in a hillside. It may be dry for part of the year or it may be a seasonal stream that diminishes in flow during the dry season.

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