Underdrain
Underdrain Un"der*drain`, n. An underground drain or trench with openings through which the water may percolate from the soil or ground above. [1913 Webster]

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  • underdrain — n. /un deuhr drayn /; v. /un deuhr drayn /, n. 1. a drain placed beneath the surface of cultivated fields, streets, etc. v.t. 2. to equip or supply with an underdrain or underdrains. [1795 1805; UNDER + DRAIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • underdrain — /ˈʌndədreɪn/ (say unduhdrayn) noun an underground drain …   Australian English dictionary

  • Underditch — Un der*ditch , v. t. To dig an underground ditches in, so as to drain the surface; to underdrain; as, to underditch a field or a farm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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