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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

plughole

drain
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

plughole

[ˈplʌgˌhəʊl] nscarico
it went down the plughole → è caduto nel buco del lavandino ( or della vasca)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN Fish also wants to make sure that less product goes down the plughole.
The GMB union, which represents water workers, has revealed that water companies across England and Wales lost around three billion litres of treated water every day - "more than 950 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of water goes down the plughole every day"!
I don't mind seeing it in the changing rooms but I'm a believer that if it happens, it goes down the plughole with the shampoo come 5pm.