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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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The first floor kitchen includes a stainless steel cooker hood, induction hob, space for fridge/freezer, integrated cooker and grill, space for a washing machine, a sink and drainer and access to the attic.
There is also a utility room with wall and base units, a single drainer sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a door to the garden.
There is also a utility room with a stainless steel single drainer sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
L'objectif de la Chambre du Commerce et d'Industrie de Tunis est de pouvoir drainer, au cours des trois premier mois, quelque 5.
Il continue, cependant, a drainer l'eau d'un point a un autre sans assurer la protection requise des terres avoisinantes.
The implications of individuals' behavior as energy generator or drainer for organizations in terms of performance and productivity.
I water mine once a week (less in winter) from below, half filling a washing-up bowl with water and placing the pot into it (but so the water doesn't come over the rim) for a few minutes, then leave it on the drainer for 20 minutes before putting it back in its decorative pot.
The NLD Series free-floating liquid drainer and NAV Series free-floating air venter are used throughout the HVAC and industrial process markets.
The contract was awarded in September 2004 and consisted of two 15,000 litre enclosed cottage cheese vats (ECCV), one drainer-washer and one drum drainer.
They can provide a variety of edge profiles, drainer grooves, polished cut outs for under-mounted sinks and exclusive recessed drainers.
Stainless steel inset bowl, drainer, chopping board, basket, pounds 148.
Lemke also tells of a resident who regularly washes dishes: "Although there is no running water in the kitchenette, you wouldn't know it by the systematic way the lady puts the dishes in the sink, washes them, puts them in the drainer, and neatly folds her dishcloth when the job is done.
There is also lots to like about the kitchen which has a range of Limited Oak base and wall units, a single drainer sink and mixer tap, and an Atag built-in oven, hob and extractor fan with integral microwave.
The pitch is a slow drainer and something has got to be done about the situtation.