Definition of Nonpoint

1. Adjective. (context: of pollution) Not from one single determined point source ¹



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Definition of Nonpoint

1. not occurring at a definite single site [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonpoint

nonplussed
nonplussedness
nonplusses
nonplussing
nonplutonium
nonpluvial
nonplywood
nonpneumatic
nonpneumococcal
nonpoaching
nonpoet
nonpoetic
nonpoetical
nonpoetry
nonpoets
nonpoint (current term)
nonpointer
nonpointers
nonpointlike
nonpoints
nonpoisoned
nonpoisoning
nonpoisonous
nonpoker
nonpolar
nonpolar amino acid
nonpolar compound
nonpolar group
nonpolar solvents
nonpolarisable

Literary usage of Nonpoint

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1. Handbook on Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention and Control Planning (1993)
"the effects of animal population; - point sources of contamination; - nonpoint sources of contamination, such as road construction, pesticides, logging, ..."

2. Tmdls: The Revolution in Water Quality Regulation by Jennifer Ruffolo (2000)
"(and) each State should describe its plan for implementing load allocations for nonpoint sources. 5S Nonetheless, nonpoint sources disagree with EPA's ..."

3. Societal Value of Geologic Maps by Richard L. Bernknopf (1994)
"Regional Ground-Water Quality at Risk from Point-Source and nonpoint-Source Contamination Issue: How does geologic map information help identify the ..."

4. Access EPA: Clearinghouses and Hotlines (1994)
"... nonpoint SOURCE INFORMATION EXCHANGE Acronym: Address: Telephone: Fax: Primary Contact: NPS Information Exchange US Environmental Protection Agency ..."

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