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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SOUTH AFRICA are already gurgling down the World Cup plughole following their third defeat in as many matches.
Brit writer and director Steven Knight wants to send us down a rabbit warren of intrigue and murder, but instead we're washed down a ridiculous metaphysical plughole.
They are fed up of bad bathroom habits that leave wet towels on the floor and somebody else's hair blocking the plughole in the shower.
"It has probably fallen down a sink plughole and has travelled through the wastewater network to the works .
WHEN required to recycle an old acrylic bath, the founders of Plughole Planters thought "we can do something with this".
Bosses at the utility said fat, oil and grease in liquid form may not appear to be harmful as they don't get stuck in the plughole, but, as they cool, they congeal, harden and stick to the inside of drains and sewers, which can cause drains to block and create flooding.
Gurgling away at the other end of the gallery was a short projected video, Plughole, 2017.
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.
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.