Definition of Draining. Meaning of Draining. Synonyms of Draining

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Definition of Draining

Draining
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.
Draining
Draining Drain"ing, vb. n. of Drain, v. t. (Agric.) The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land. Draining tile. Same as Draintile.

Meaning of Draining from wikipedia

- Draining may refer to: Drainage, the natural or artificial process of water removal from land the urban exploration of sewers and storm drains Drain (disambiguation)...
- Drain may refer to: Drain (plumbing), a fixture that provides an exit-point for waste water or for water that is to be re-circulated on the side of a...
- 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"...
- A drain cleaner is a chemical-based consumer product that unblocks sewer pipes or clogged wastewater drains. The term may also refer to a mechanical device...
- the drains underneath cities. This is commonly known as "urban exploration", but is also known as draining when in specific relation to storm drains. In...
- Drain the swamp is a phrase which since the 1980s has frequently been used by American politicians. The phrase alludes to the physical draining of swamps...
- French drain or weeping tile (also trench drain, filter drain, blind drain, rubble drain, rock drain, drain tile, perimeter drain, land drain, French...
- Drain Gang (also known as Gravity Boys and Shield Gang) is an artistic collective, primarily focusing on music, consisting of Swedish singer/rappers Bladee...
- 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...
- The Draining Lake (Icelandic: Kleifarvatn) is a 2004 crime novel by Icelandic author Arnaldur Indriðason, an entry in the Detective Erlendur series. The...
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