drain

  • 1 drain — drain …

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  • 2 drain — [ drɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1849; mot angl., de to drain « dessécher » 1 ♦ Agric. Conduit souterrain, servant à évacuer l eau des sols trop humides. Les drains se jettent dans des collecteurs (⇒ drainage) . ♢ Par ext. Fossé. 2 ♦ (1859) Tube destiné à… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Drain — 〈[drɛın] od. [ drɛ̃:] m. 6〉 1. 〈Med.〉 Gummiröhrchen mit seitl. Öffnungen zur Drainage (GummiDrain) 2. 〈österr., schweiz. Schreibung für〉 Drän [engl., „Abfluss, künstl. Abflusskanal“] * * * I Drain   [dt. »Abfluss«] das, eine der drei Elektroden… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Drain — Drain, n. 1. The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country; the project is a drain on resources. [1913 Webster] 2. That means of which anything is drained; a channel;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 drain — index consume, decrease, decrement, deplete, diminish, dissipate (expend foolishly), exhaust (deplete), expen …

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  • 6 drain — drain·age; drain·er; drain·er·man; drain·less; sub·drain; un·drain·able; drain; …

    English syllables

  • 7 Drain — (dr[=a]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Drained} (dr[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Draining}.] [AS. drehnigean to drain, strain; perh. akin to E. draw.] 1. To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 drain — ► VERB 1) cause the liquid in (something) to run out. 2) (of liquid) run off or out. 3) become dry as liquid runs off. 4) deprive of strength or resources. 5) drink the entire contents of. ► NOUN 1) a channel or pipe carrying off …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 Drain — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Drain País …

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  • 10 Drain — [drɛ̃:] u. Drän der; s, s <über fr. drain aus gleichbed. engl. drain zu to drain »ableiten, abfließen lassen«, eigtl. »austrocknen«>: 1. Röhrchen aus Gummi od. anderem Material mit seitlichen Öffnungen (Med.); vgl. ↑Drainage. 2. svw. ↑Drän …

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  • 11 Drain — Drain, v. i. 1. To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off. [1913 Webster] 2. To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 Drain — Drain, OR U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1021 Housing Units (2000): 441 Land area (2000): 0.543369 sq. miles (1.407318 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.543369 sq. miles (1.407318 sq. km) …

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  • 13 Drain, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 1021 Housing Units (2000): 441 Land area (2000): 0.543369 sq. miles (1.407318 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.543369 sq. miles (1.407318 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 14 drain — [n] channel through which liquid runs off cesspool, cloaca, conduit, culvert, ditch, duct, outlet, pipe, sewer, sink, trench, watercourse; concept 501 drain [v1] remove liquid; remove supply abate, bankrupt, bleed, bleed dry*, catheterize,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 drain — [drān] vt. [ME dreinen < OE dreahnian, to strain off, lit., to dry out < base of dryge, DRY] 1. to draw off (liquid) gradually 2. to draw water or any liquid from gradually so as to dry or empty [to drain swamps] 3. to receive the waters of …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 Drain — [drä̱n̶g̶; aus frz. drain = unterirdischer Abzugskanal; Wundröhrchen] m; s, s, auch: Drä̱n m; s, s od. e: Gummi oder Glasröhrchen zur Durchführung einer Drainage …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • 17 drain — (v.) O.E. dreahnian to drain, strain out, from P.Gmc. *dreug , source of DROUGHT (Cf. drought), DRY (Cf. dry), giving the English word originally a sense of make dry. Figurative meaning of exhaust is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 18 Drain — drain, dren, drein ronce Bretagne; drennec : lieu couvert de ronces …

    Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • 19 Drain — 〈 [drɛın] od. [drɛ̃:] m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s〉 = Drän [Etym.: engl., »Abfluss, künstl. Abflusskanal«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 20 Drain — Variante de Derain (voir ce nom) portée dans la Saône et Loire et le Nord Pas de Calais. Forme voisine : Drains (60, 80) …

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