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  • drainage — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of draining. 2) a system of drains …   English terms dictionary

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  • Drainage — See also: Storm drain and Stormwater Deep inside a Sydney drain in New South Wales Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub surface water from an area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improv …   Wikipedia

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  • drainage — [[t]dre͟ɪnɪʤ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Drainage is the system or process by which water or other liquids are drained from a place. Line the pots with pebbles to ensure good drainage... The drainage system has collapsed because of too much rain …   English dictionary

  • drainage — drain|age [ˈdreınıdʒ] n [U] the process or system by which water or waste liquid flows away ▪ A handful of pebbles in the bottom of a flowerpot will help drainage. ▪ a plan to improve the town s drainage system …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • drainage — drain•age [[t]ˈdreɪ nɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) civ the act or process of draining 2) civ a system of drains 3) geo gel drainage basin 4) something drained off • Etymology: 1645–55 …   From formal English to slang

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