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Synonyms for drain

Synonyms for drain

to remove (a liquid) by a steady, gradual process

to lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

to diminish the strength and energy of

Synonyms for drain

emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

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

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a pipe through which liquid is carried away

a gradual depletion of energy or resources

flow off gradually


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empty of liquid

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make weak

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Responding to a question, Chaudhary Khawar told that there was a best drainage system in Faisalabad having total length of 1,474 miles for drains whereas 2,399 miles long Rajbahs are irrigating Faisalabad zone through 6709 water channels.
Open each petcock just long enough to drain the water, then close it.
For the past several years, we have been routinely using a fibrin sealant at the conclusion of our thyroidectomies and parathyroidectomies in order to achieve hemostasis, to avoid the need for a drain or pressure dressing, and to shorten the length of hospital stay.
Domestic drain blockages tend to occur mostly on the foul water drain runs ( aptly named foul, because they take toilet and kitchen waste, rather than surface water drains, which take the run off from roofs, yards and driveways.
As a result, heavy rains can take up to 10 hours to drain from the multimillion-dollar grounds, much slower than the anticipated one hour.
You can drain it or not, depending on how firm you like it.
Unlike some other dewatering systems, where water is drained in high-pressure areas of the extruder through a slotted barrel, our drain and its position proved less likely to become blocked by solids or partly melted polymer.
The GearWrench Magnetic Oil Drain Plug Socket was recently selected as one of the "Top 40 New Products for 2006" by Circle Track magazine, a leading publication for news and information on automotive racing technology.
Action Plumbing's drain cleaning technology will clear clogged drains.
ISLAMABAD -- District Magistrate Islamabad has imposed Section 144 on swimming and taking bath in Nullah Korang, Nullah Sawah and other drains in view to avoid any untoward incident during ongoing monsoon season.
Seventeen drains in four different locations in the plant were selected for initial screening, and various sites in each drain were analyzed.
Such was my introduction to Kleer Drain, a new product that looks somewhat like a plunger but in fact punches through clogged drain pipes with what the manufacturer calls ``instant super powerful compressed air.
The equipment size and the utility needs--whether it be the drain or the electricity--jump significantly when you choose commercial equipment.
In an effort to vaunt their prowess as Arizona's number one service provider, Parker & Sons offers a sixty minutes or less drain cleaning guarantee.
No rainwater drain should be covered or used to carry sewage,"the NGT said in January.