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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Draining(0.01634 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Draining.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : having a debilitating effect; “an exhausting job in the hot
sun” [syn: exhausting]
English → English (gcide)
Drain \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.
Fountains drain the water from the ground adjacent.
But it was not alone that the he drained their
treasure and hampered their industry. --Motley.
2. 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.
Sinking waters, the firm land to drain,
Filled the capacious deep and formed the main.
3. To filter.
Salt water, drained through twenty vessels of earth,
hath become fresh. --Bacon.
Draining \Drain"ing\, vb. n. of Drain, v. t. (Agric.)
The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land.
Draining tile. Same as Draintile.