To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of.
To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie.
To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off.
To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain.
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.
That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink.
A device used to carry water off a roof.
To sink a putt or chip.
To remove liquid from a food, usually with a colander or sieve.
A valved connection at the lowest point for the removal of all water from the pressure parts.
to pour off liquid from food ... more on drain here
To strain away unwanted liquid using a collider.
A channel that carries water off the meadow after it has passed over the panes
Underground system of piping to discharge water and sewage away from the building.
Pour off liquid by putting the food into a strainer or colander that has been set in the sink. If draining fat from meat, place the strainer in a disposable container. If you're saving the liquid, place the strainer in a bowl or other container.
to pour off liquid or fat from a food
A hole, pipe of hose used to gravity discharge liquid from an enclosed area such as a void, void compartment or manhole dam.
Remove extra fat or liquid from cooked food or raw vegetables.
A buried slotted or perforated pipe or other conduit (subsurface drain) or a ditch (open drain) for carrying off surplus groundwater or surface water.
emptying accomplished by draining
a pipe through which liquid is carried away
a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emmigration"
flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank"
an exit point for water in a plumbing system at the bottom of a sink, bathtub or shower
a pipe that carries either foul water (sink / bath / toilet etc
a pipe which conveys either foul water (sink/bath waste, sewage etc) or surface water (rain) from one house only
a pipe which takes either foul water (such as that from a sink, bath, washing machine, toilet etc) or surface water (such as rain water) from one premises (house, flat etc) only
A facility for collecting and diverting water that seeps through a dam or through the foundation of a dam.
A channel, man made or natural, by which liquid is drained or gradually carried away.
A channel for the purpose of interception and removal of excess surface or sub-surface water to a stable outlet.
pipe or titter for removal of fluid.
Any pipe that carries wastewater or water-borne waste.
Cooking process whereby food is slowly simmered in water.
A channel or pipe that carries drainage water.
To pour off liquid from food (usually with a colander or sieve). The food is kept and the liquid discarded unless specified otherwise. Also, to place fried foods on paper towels to soak up excess fat.
to sink a putt. Example: "Ted drained a thirty five foot putt for birdie."
a channel or pipe for water to flow through
The point where brine and rinse water is carried away from a water softener.
To pour off fat or liquid from food, often using a colander.
A means, whether natural or otherwise, by which water is allowed to flow off a property.
A line used to carry backwash water, spent regenerant, and rinse water to the household water system.
Any pipe that carries waste water or sewage through a drainage network into the municipal sewer or a private septic system.
DRAIN Empties the "receive buffer" (the part of the memory where received characters are stored before being displayed). Any received characters which have yet to be processed will be discarded.
Usually refers to a plumbing fitting installed on the suction side of the pump in pools, spas and hot tubs. Sometimes called the main drain and is located in the deepest part of the pool, spa or hot tub. It is not a drain such as a drain on a kitchen sink. Main drains do not allow the water to drain to waste but rather connect to the pump for circulation and filtration.
To allow a liquid to withdraw from, pour out of, or pour off an item, sometimes with the use of a strainer or colander.
to draw off (liquid) gradually; noun meaning a system of pipes to draw off liquids
In the field sense a drain is a clay or plastic porous pipe buried at around 1 metre deep and covered with approximately 300mm gravel to collect and remove water from farmland.
To remove liquid from food through a strainer. Emulsify To bind together substances which under normal conditions will not mix, such as oil and water. Egg yolk is a commonly used emulsifier. Fillet To cut the bones from meat or fish.
The fitting located inside the cabinet that drains water from the spa.
Conduit intercepting and discharging surplus ground or surface water.
to let liquid run through the holes in a strainer. If no strainer available, resist urge to use a fishing net
A modern technology that is still in research phase in Belgium, with no current plans for implementation. During this pre-development phase be prepared for very nasty smells almost anywhere, and especially close to water sources.
an outlet or other device used to collect and direct the flow of runoff water from a roof area.
Slang for sinking a putt.
A plumbing fitting installed on the suction side of the pump in pools. Also called the main drain, it is located in the deepest part of the pool. Main drains are connected to the pump for circulation, filtration and emptying of the pool.
To remove liquid or fat from food, often by placing it in a colander or strainer or by placing it on a paper towel.
Any pipe which carries off water or water-born wastes in a plumbing drainage system.
A pipe, conduit, or receptacle in a building which carries liquids by gravity to waste.
A pipe or conduit in a building plumbing system which carries liquids to waste by gravity; sometimes the term is limited to liquids other than sewage.
"Drain" means any pipe which carries waste water or waterborne wastes in a building drainage system.
1. To draw off liquid gradually to dry or empty. 2. A channel or pipe for drawing off water or sewage.
a device that allows for the flow of water from a roof area.
Any pipe that carries waste water or water-borne waste in a building (house) drainage system.