Definition of Drain. Meaning of Drain. Synonyms of Drain

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Definition of Drain

Drain
Drain Drain, v. i. 1. To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off. 2. To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain.
Drain
Drain Drain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drained; p. pr. & vb. n. Draining.] [AS. drehnigean to drain, strain; perh. akin to E. draw.] 1. To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of. Fountains drain the water from the ground adjacent. --Bacon. But it was not alone that the he drained their treasure and hampered their industry. --Motley. 2. To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie. Sinking waters, the firm land to drain, Filled the capacious deep and formed the main. --Roscommon. 3. To filter. Salt water, drained through twenty vessels of earth, hath become fresh. --Bacon.

Meaning of Drain from wikipedia

- Drain may refer to: Drain (plumbing), a fixture that provides an exit-point for waste water or water that is to be re-circulated on the side of a road...
- French drain or weeping tile (also trench drain, filter drain, blind drain, rubble drain, rock drain, drain tile, perimeter drain, land drain, French...
- A drain cleaner is typically a chemical-based consumer product that unblocks sewer pipes or clogged wastewater drains. The term also refers to mechanical...
- Drain flies, sink flies, filter flies, or sewer gnats (Psychodidae) are small true flies (Diptera) with short, hairy bodies and wings giving them a "furry"...
- Brain Drain may refer to: According to a definition, ‘Brain Drain’, academically also known as the “human capital flight” is the large scale migration...
- A surgical drain is a tube used to remove pus, blood or other fluids from a wound. They are commonly placed by surgeons or interventional radiologists...
- Lauren Danielle Drain (born December 31, 1985) is a former member of the Westboro Baptist Church who wrote the 2013 book Banished, which chronicles her...
- of current. FETs are 3-terminalled devices, having a source, gate, and drain terminal. FETs control the flow of current by the application of a voltage...
- A storm drain, storm sewer (U.S. and Canada), surface water drain/sewer (United Kingdom), or stormwater drain (Australia and New Zealand) is infrastructure...
- Drain The Oceans is an Australian and British do****entary television series that premiered on 28 May 2018 on National Geographic. The 21-part factual...
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