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drain·age

 (drā′nĭj)
n.
1. The action or a method of draining.
2. A system of drains.
3. Something that is drained off.
4. Medicine The removal of fluid or purulent material from a wound or body cavity.

drainage

(ˈdreɪnɪdʒ)
n
1. the process or a method of draining
2. (Civil Engineering) a system of watercourses or drains
3. liquid, sewage, etc, that is drained away

drain•age

(ˈdreɪ nɪdʒ)

n.
1. the act or process of draining.
2. a system of drains.
4. something drained off.
[1645–55]

drainage

A method of withdrawing excess fluid or pus from the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drainage - emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of itdrainage - emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it
emptying, evacuation, voidance - the act of removing the contents of something

drainage

noun sewerage, waste, sewage, seepage The drainage system has collapsed.
Translations
تَصْريف المياه
kanalizace
afledningafløbdræning
csatornázás
holræsakerfi; frárennsli
kanalizácia
drenaj

drainage

[ˈdreɪnɪdʒ]
A. N
1. [of land] (naturally) → desagüe m; (artificially) → drenaje m; [of lake] → desecación f
2. (= sewage system) → alcantarillado m
B. CPD drainage area, drainage basin N (Geol) → cuenca f hidrográfica
drainage channel Nzanja f de drenaje
drainage tube N (Med) → tubo m de drenaje

drainage

[ˈdreɪnɪdʒ] n
[house] (= system) → système m d'écoulement des eaux
[soil] → drainage m, assèchement m
Good drainage is important → Un bon drainage est important. drainage holesdrainage ditch nfossé m d'écoulementdrainage holes npl (in plant pot) trous permettant à l'eau de s'écouler

drainage

n
(= draining)Dränage f, → Drainage f; (of land)Entwässerung f
(= system)Entwässerungssystem nt; (in house, town) → Kanalisation f
(= sewage)Abwasser nt
(Geol) → Dränierung f, → Drainierung f (spec), → Entwässerung f

drainage

:
drainage area, drainage basin
n (Geol) → Einzugsgebiet f
drainage channel
n (Build) → Entwässerungsgraben m, → Abzugsgraben m
drainage tube
n (Med) → Drain m, → Drän m

drainage

[ˈdreɪnɪdʒ] n (of land, natural) → scolo; (artificial) → drenaggio; (of lake) → prosciugamento; (system of drains) → fognature fpl

drain

(drein) verb
1. to clear (land) of water by the use of ditches and pipes. There are plans to drain the marsh.
2. (of water) to run away. The water drained away/off into the ditch.
3. to pour off the water etc from or allow the water etc to run off from. Would you drain the vegetables?; He drained the petrol tank; The blood drained from her face.
4. to drink everything contained in. He drained his glass.
5. to use up completely (the money, strength etc of). The effort drained all his energy.
noun
1. something (a ditch, trench, waterpipe etc) designed to carry away water. The heavy rain has caused several drains to overflow.
2. something which slowly exhausts a supply, especially of one's money or strength. His car is a constant drain on his money.
ˈdrainage (-nidʒ) noun
the process, method or system of carrying away extra water. The town's drainage is very efficient.
ˈdraining-board noun
the area at the side of a sink grooved and sloping to allow water from dishes to drain away.
ˈdrainpipe noun
a pipe which carries water from the roof of a building to the ground.
down the drain
wasted. We had to scrap everything and start again – six months' work down the drain!

drain·age

n. drenaje;
open ______ abierto;
continuous ______ continuo;
___ tubetubo de ___;
postural ______ postural, por gravedad;
tidal ______ periódico.

drainage

n (procedure) drenaje m; (material drained) drenaje, líquido drenado, secreciones fpl
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