Found 3 items, similar to drain.
English → Indonesian
cerat, got, mengalirkan, mengeringkan, menyalurkan
English → English
n 1: emptying accomplished by draining [syn: drainage
2: tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to
remove unwanted material
3: a pipe through which liquid is carried away [syn: drainpipe
4: a gradual depletion of energy or resources; “a drain on
; “a drain of young talent by emmigration”
v 1: flow off gradually; “The rain water drains into this big
[syn: run out
2: deplete of resources; “The exercise class drains me of
3: empty of liquid; drain the liquid from; “We drained the oil
4: make weak; “Life in the camp drained him”
English → English
, v. i.
1. To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off.
2. To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as,
let the vessel stand and drain.
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.
2. That means of which anything is drained; a channel; a
trench; a water course; a sewer; a sink.
3. pl. The grain from the mashing tub; as, brewers' drains.
, Counter drain
. See under Box
Right of drain
(Law), an easement or servitude by which one
man has a right to convey water in pipes through or over
the estate of another. --Kent.
(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.