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drained, past tense; drains, 3rd person singular present; draining, present participle; drained, past participle;
  1. Cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty, dry, or drier
    • - we drained the swimming pool
  2. Cause or allow (liquid) to run off or out of something
    • - fry the pork and drain off any excess fat
  3. Make (land) drier by providing channels for water to flow away in
    • - the land was drained and the boggy ground reclaimed
  4. (of a river) Carry off the superfluous water from (a district)
    • - the stream drains a wide moorland above the waterfall
  5. (of water or another liquid) Flow away from, out of, or into something
    • - the river drains into the Pacific
    • - Polly felt the blood drain from her face
  6. Become dry or drier as liquid runs off or away
    • - dishes left to drain
    • - the plant should be watered well and allowed to drain
  7. (of a person) Drink the entire contents of (a glass or other container)
    • - he seized the Scotch set before him and drained it
  8. (of a feeling or emotion) Become progressively less strongly felt
    • - gradually the tension and stress drained away
  9. Deprive of strength or vitality
    • - his limbs were drained of all energy
    • - Ruth slumped down in her seat, drained by all that had happened
  10. Cause (money, energy, or another valuable resource) to be lost, wasted, or used up
    • - my mother's hospital bills are draining my income
  11. (of such a resource) Be lost, wasted, or used up
    • - votes and campaign funds drained away from the Republican candidate
  12. (of a player) Hole (a putt)

  1. A channel or pipe carrying off surplus liquid, esp. rainwater or liquid waste

  2. A tube for drawing off accumulating fluid from a body cavity or an abscess

  3. The part of a field-effect transistor to which the charge carriers flow after passing the gate

  4. A thing that uses up a particular resource
    • - nuclear power is a serious drain on the public purse
  5. The continuous loss or expenditure of a particular resource
    • - the drain of our heritage

  1. emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
  2. flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
  3. deplete of resources; "The exercise class drains me of energy"
  4. tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material
  5. a pipe through which liquid is carried away
  6. empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"
  7. Drain is a creator-owned comic by writer C. B. Cebulski and is painted by Sana Takeda and published by Image Comics.
  8. A drain is the primary vessel for unwanted water to be flumed away, either to a more useful area, funnelled into a receptacle, or run into the sewers as waste.
  9. A surgical drain is a tube used to remove pus, blood or other fluids from a wound. Drains inserted after surgery do not result in faster wound healing or prevent infection but are sometimes necessary to drain body fluid which may accumulate and in itself become a focus of infection. ...
  10. The field-effect transistor (FET) relies on an electric field to control the shape and hence the conductivity of a channel of one type of charge carrier in a semiconductor material. ...
  11. The Waterloo & City line is a short underground railway line in London, which was formally opened on 11 July 1898. It has only two stations, Waterloo and Bank (formerly called "City", as it is within the City of London). Between its stations, the line passes under the River Thames.
  12. (Drained) O Cheiro do Ralo is a movie based in a novel by Lourenço Mutarelli directed by Heitor Dhalia, starring Selton Mello. The film was produced by Geração Conteúdo, Primo Filmes & RT Features.
  13. A conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume; Something consuming resources and providing nothing in return; An act of urination; To lose liquid; To cause liquid to flow out of; To convert a perennially wet place into a dry one; To deplete of energy or resources; ...
  14. (Drained) a condition in which ground or surface water has been reduced or eliminated from an area by artificial means
  15. (DRAINING) Action of emptying out water which has infiltrated a rock. Also known as “dewatering”
  16. (Draining) The process by which whey is drained from the milk solids, just before pressing.
  17. (draining) When curds and whey are separated, and the whey is allowed to drain off.
  18. (Drains) May be floor, roof, trench or sump types which provide a means by which excessive water is channelled out of a building.
  19. (Drains) Pipes (usually plastic pvc) that run from the indoor (fancoil) unit to outside to remove any condensation from the unit.
  20. (Drains) These are usually the smaller pipes that serve a single property, and they join up to form a Drainage System. There may be foul water, and surface water drains, which are usually in separate systems. Many queries are caused by drainage problems, and odours or smells from these systems.
  21. (Drains) can be cleaned by using a combination of vinegar and baking soda. Pour 100g baking soda down the drain, followed by 100ml of white vinegar. Let sit for a while. Cover the drain while it works, then pour a tea kettle full of boiling water down the drain. ...
  22. (drains) a piping system used to collect and carry off surface and ground water.
  23. The current withdrawn from a battery during discharge.
  24. This term usually refers to a plumbing fitting installed on the suction side of the pump in pools, spas and hot tubs. Sometimes called the main drain, it is located in the deepest part of the pool, spa or hot tub. It is not a drain, such as a drain on a kitchen sink. ...
  25. a device that allows for the flow of water from a roof area.