plughole


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plughole

(ˈplʌɡˌhəʊl)
n
a hole, esp in a bath, basin, or sink, through which waste water drains and which can be closed with a plug

plughole

drain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plughole - a hole into which a plug fits (especially a hole where water drains away)
hole - an opening deliberately made in or through something
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
odtok
afløb
viemäriaukko
utičnica
排水口
마개 구멍
avloppshål
รูที่ให้น้ำไหลออก
lỗ thoát nước

plughole

[ˈplʌghəʊl] Ndesagüe m, desaguadero m
to go down the plugholeirse al traste
all that work has gone down the plugholetodo ese trabajo se ha ido al traste

plughole

[ˈplʌghəʊl] n (British)trou m (d'écoulement)
to go down the plughole (= be wasted) → partir en fumée (= be ruined) → partir en quenouille
Millions of pounds have gone down the plughole → Des millions de livres sont parties en fumée.
People worry that the economy is going down the plughole → Les gens sont inquiets à l'idée que l'économie part en quenouille.plug-in [ˈplʌgɪn]
adj [radio] → alimenté(e) sur secteur
(COMPUTING) plug-in memory card → clé de stockage
plug-in software module → plug-in m, plugiciel m

plughole

[ˈplʌgˌhəʊl] nscarico
it went down the plughole → è caduto nel buco del lavandino ( or della vasca)

plughole

سيفون odtok afløb Abflussloch αεραγωγός desagüe viemäriaukko bonde utičnica scarico 排水口 마개 구멍 afvoer avløp otwór odpływowy escoadouro, ralo штепсельное гнездо avloppshål รูที่ให้น้ำไหลออก musluk deliği lỗ thoát nước 插孔
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WHEREVER you are in the political spectrum and whatever your views on reducing the welfare bill, which now exceeds PS200 billion annually, the harsh economic facts remain unaltered and will have to be addressed by whichever political party is in power otherwise Britain is going down the plughole.
And he's such a foul character that the whole thing is about as much fun as getting your privates sucked down a plughole.
This time Rob Corddry takes over the reins but his character Lou is so foul that the whole thing is about as much fun as getting your privates sucked down a plughole.
Make sure the pot has a working plughole or other drainage - or it will quickly get waterlogged.
If you care what you're putting on your body, in your body and down the plughole, why not use this year's Organic Beauty Week, running from September 8-14, to try something new?
Anything less than maximum returns from all four remaining home games spells plughole.
January was hardly the time to take a bath outside but Robbie went above and beyond the call of duty during the first rehearsal of the play The Plughole (Life Goes Down the Drain).
IF there's one thing four-year-old Luke Sinnott-Davies won't do again, it's go exploring down the plughole with his middle finger.
If that doesn't work, make a solution of 1/3 cup baking soda and 1/3 cup vinegar and pour it down the plughole while it's fizzing.
He is magically transported down the plughole into the world of Pathylon where he encounters many challenging tasks and unusual creatures.
To reduce the water level you can either turn off the tap, or increase the size of the plughole to let it drain out.