Definition of Drains. Meaning of Drains. Synonyms of Drains

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Definition of Drains

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 Drains from wikipedia

- 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...
- French drains may be used to distribute water, such as a septic drain field at the outlet of a typical septic tank sewage treatment system. French drains are...
- into the drains. Storm drains often cannot manage the quantity of rain that falls in heavy rains or storms[citation needed]. Inundated drains can cause...
- A drain cleaner is a chemical product that unblocks sewer pipes or clogged wastewater drains. The term may also refer to a mechanical device such as a...
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- construction sites. Modern land drains take the form of a perforated or discontinuous (i.e. open-jointed) pipe. Typically, the land drains conduct the surplus water...
- 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...
- Drain Gang (formerly known as Gravity Boys Shield Gang) is an artistic collective, primarily focusing on music, consisting of Swedish singer/rappers Bladee...
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- Fred Drains (born January 10, 1971) is an American-Swedish former professional basketball player. Drains pla**** the majority of his career in Sweden,...
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