What does drainage mean?

Definitions for drainage
ˈdreɪ nɪdʒdrainage

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word drainage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drain, drainagenoun

    emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

Wiktionary

  1. drainagenoun

    A natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from a given area.

  2. drainagenoun

    A system of drains.

Wikipedia

  1. Drainage

    Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of a surface's water and sub-surface water from an area with excess of water. The internal drainage of most agricultural soils is good enough to prevent severe waterlogging (anaerobic conditions that harm root growth), but many soils need artificial drainage to improve production or to manage water supplies.

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  1. drainage

    Drainage is the process of removing or directing water or other liquids from a particular area, typically for the purpose of preventing damage, flooding, or waterlogging. It can also refer to the system or structures (like pipes, ditches, or channels) used for this purpose. Drainage can also refer to the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from an area.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drainagenoun

    a draining; a gradual flowing off of any liquid; also, that which flows out of a drain

  2. Drainagenoun

    the mode in which the waters of a country pass off by its streams and rivers

  3. Drainagenoun

    the system of drains and their operation, by which superfluous water is removed from towns, railway beds, mines, and other works

  4. Drainagenoun

    area or district drained; as, the drainage of the Po, the Thames, etc

  5. Drainagenoun

    the act, process, or means of drawing off the pus or fluids from a wound, abscess, etc

Wikidata

  1. Drainage

    Drainage is the natural or artificial removal of surface and sub-surface water from an area. Many agricultural soils need drainage to improve production or to manage water supplies.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Drainage

    The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drainage in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drainage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of drainage in a Sentence

  1. Raj Gandhi:

    This was an inside-out kind of thing, something that was inside from the procedure was expressing itself as drainage.

  2. Eddy Trotter:

    They’ve known about issues with the plumbing in the building and drainage and the standpipe, and the fire department has known about it too.

  3. Darla Davis:

    Nola had a thick drainage coming out of her nose, the vets swabbed the mucus, and cytology tests showed bacteria, so they began treating her with antibiotics.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    This administration has gotten really hyperactive in expanding dramatically what the definition of federal waters are. To get a permit to put a culvert in for your field? Or to get a permit for a drainage ditch or a drainage pond? they impose their will top down.

  5. Ken Guidry:

    Quit putting concrete down, improve the drainage.

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