draining

  • 1 Draining — Drain ing, vb. n. of {Drain}, v. t. (Agric.) The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land. [1913 Webster] {Draining tile}. Same as {Draintile}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 draining — surplus brine from a brined fish by leaving the fish hanging. Also called dripping …

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  • 3 Draining — 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… …

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  • 4 draining — drenavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Skysčio pašalinimas. atitikmenys: angl. draining rus. дренирование …

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  • 5 draining — sausinimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Hidrotechninės melioracijos rūšis – gruntinio vandens pertekliaus, trukdančio ūkinei veiklai, šalinimas. atitikmenys: angl. drainage; draining; drying vok. Trocknen, n; Trocknung, f …

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  • 6 draining — 1. adjective That drains 2. noun the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers …

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  • 7 draining — Synonyms and related words: aspiration, bleeding, bloodletting, breakdown, broaching, clamant, clamorous, cleaning out, clearance, clearing, collapse, coming apart, crack up, cracking, crumbling, crying, cupping, decadent, declining, defecation,… …

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  • 8 draining — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Causing fatigue: exhausting, fatiguing, tiring, wearing, wearying. See TIRED …

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  • 9 draining — adj. having an exhausting effect n. act of carrying off surplus water; filtering dreɪn n. channel, duct; emptying of liquid; hole in sink or bathtub used for emptying water; (British) sewer pipe v. draw out (liquid); flow out (liquid); empty… …

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  • 10 draining — adjective having a debilitating effect an exhausting job in the hot sun • Syn: ↑exhausting • Similar to: ↑debilitating …

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  • 11 draining board — UK [ˈdreɪnɪŋ ˌbɔː(r)d] / US [ˈdreɪnɪŋ ˌbɔrd] or drainer UK [ˈdreɪnə(r)] / US [ˈdreɪnər] noun [countable] Word forms draining board : singular draining board plural draining boards Word forms drainer : singular drainer plural drainers British the… …

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  • 12 Draining tile — Draining Drain ing, vb. n. of {Drain}, v. t. (Agric.) The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land. [1913 Webster] {Draining tile}. Same as {Draintile}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 draining board — draining boards N COUNT: usu the N in sing The draining board is the place on a sink unit where things such as cups, plates, and cutlery are put to drain after they have been washed. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, usually use drainboard) …

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  • 14 draining board — also drain board AmE n a slightly sloping area next to a kitchen ↑sink where you put wet dishes to dry …

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  • 15 draining board — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a sloping grooved surface on which crockery is left to drain into an adjacent sink …

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  • 16 Draining and development of the Everglades — Satellite image of the northern Everglades with developed areas in 2001, including the Everglades Agricultural Area (in red), Water Conservation Areas 1, 2, and 3, a …

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  • 17 Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes — 1994 map of the Mesopotamian Marshes with draining features. The Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris Euphrates river… …

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  • 18 Draining You of Life — Infobox Album | Name = Draining You of Life Type = Studio Longtype = (demo) Artist = Sacred Reich Released = 1985 Recorded = ? Length = 14:52 Genre = Thrash metal Label = Self released Producer = Sacred Reich This album = Draining You Of Life… …

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  • 19 Draining law — Brinckman redirects here. For other uses, see Brinckman (disambiguation). The draining law or Belgian dry up law refers to a controversial law passed by the Belgian Federal Parliament in 2005 to cut funding by the federal state to undemocratic… …

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  • 20 draining reserves — Federal Reserve System s course of action to tighten the money supply by (1) raising a bank s minimum reserve requirements, (2) selling bonds in the open market, (3) raising the rate at which banks borrow from the Fed, or (4) through draw downs.… …

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