What does drainage mean?

Definitions for drainage
ˈdreɪ nɪdʒdrainage

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drainage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drain, drainage(noun)

    emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

Wiktionary

  1. drainage(Noun)

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

  2. drainage(Noun)

    A system of drains.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drainage(noun)

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

  2. Drainage(noun)

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

  3. Drainage(noun)

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

  4. Drainage(noun)

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

  5. Drainage(noun)

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

Freebase

  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. 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.

  2. Jesse Hernandez:

    BOY, 13, FOUND ALIVE AFTER FALLING INTO LOS ANGELES DRAINAGE DITCH' MAZE' The children ran to the adults, who called 911 as Jesse was fighting to stay alive in the fast-moving sewage. Rescuers used cameras propped on flotation devices to locate the boy. They finally spotted handprints on a sewage pipe that eventually led them to Jesse’s location. The first thing they heard was' Help !' said Adel Hagekhalil, assistant general manager of the sanitation department. Adel Hagekhalil caught onto the hose and was reeled back up.

  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. Carmen Benitez:

    Depending on where you are in the city, the drainage is really important.

  5. Saj Khan:

    Dr Homer said. The laser treats only the iris and does not enter the pupil or treat any portion of the inside of the eye where the nerves affecting the vision are located. The company is still in the fundraising stage but hopes to have completed clinical trials within several years. And the cost of turning your brown eyes blue ? Dr Homer says Stroma Medical would charge around $ 5,000( £ 3,120) for the procedure. Industry skepticism Industry reaction to the process has been muted. Ophthalmologists who deal with people's eyes, Dr Homer concedes, have every right to be skeptical for the simple fact they are dealing with one of the most sensitive organs in the human body. Saj Khan, an ophthalmologist at the London Eye Hospital, told CNN the treatment raised some red flags. ' The main concern with any procedure that involves releasing pigment inside the eye is that the pigment can clog up the normal drainage channels which can in turn cause the pressure inside the eye to go up, if that happens significantly enough, for long enough, it's how patients develop glaucoma.

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