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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 field distribution in a 2D MFEL for the case of an active drain in Leonhardt's analytical model (see Figures 4(a) and (b)) and that for the case of a PPD (see Figures 4(c) and (d)) located exactly at the image point are almost the same, which shows that we can use a PPD to mimic the drain in Leonhardt's analytical model.
Suction can be applied to convert a chest tube drain into an active drain.
Identification of gauge glass required a different approach, because the parameters of constantly active drain could not be measured with existing sensor.
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