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Definition of DRAIN
Pronunciation : DRAIN

noun : DRAIN

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it ;

  • 2. (

    ) tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material ;

  • 4. (

    ) a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emigration" ;

verb : DRAIN

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat" ;

  • 2. (

    ) deplete of resources; "The exercise class drains me of energy" ;

  • 3. (

    ) empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; "We drained the oil tank" ;


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