Definition of Drainage. Meaning of Drainage. Synonyms of Drainage

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Definition of Drainage

Drainage
Drainage Drain"age, n. 1. A draining; a gradual flowing off of any liquid; also, that which flows out of a drain. 2. The mode in which the waters of a country pass off by its streams and rivers. 3. (Engin.) The system of drains and their operation, by which superfluous water is removed from towns, railway beds, mines, and other works. 4. Area or district drained; as, the drainage of the Po, the Thames, etc. --Latham. 5. (Surg.) The act, process, or means of drawing off the pus or fluids from a wound, abscess, etc. Drainage tube (Surg.), a tube introduced into a wound, etc., to draw off the discharges.

Meaning of Drainage from wikipedia

- Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of a surface's water and sub-surface water from an area with excess of water. The internal drainage of most...
- A drainage basin is any area of land where precipitation collects and drains off into a common outlet, such as into a river, bay, or other body of water...
- geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They...
- drainage divide, water divide, divide, ridgeline, watershed, water parting or height of land is elevated terrain that separates neighboring drainage basins...
- Postural drainage (PD) is drainage used in bronchiectasis and lung abscess. The patient's body is positioned so that the trachea is inclined downward...
- Incision and drainage and clinical lancing are minor surgical procedures to release pus or pressure built up under the skin, such as from an abscess, boil...
- Drainage system may refer to: Drainage system (geomorphology), patterns formed by streams, rivers, and lakes in a drainage basin Drainage system (agriculture)...
- Drainage density is the total length of all the streams and rivers in a drainage basin divided by the total area of the drainage basin. It is a measure...
- drainage refers to the removal (taking or letting out) of fluids and/or gases from a body part. The qualifier diagnostic is used to identify drainage...
- In agriculture, tile drainage is a type of drainage system that removes excess water from soil below its surface. Whereas irrigation is the practice of...
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