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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draining, exhaustingadjective

    having a debilitating effect

    "an exhausting job in the hot sun"


  1. drainingnoun

    the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers

  2. drainingadjective

    That drains

Webster Dictionary

  1. Draining

    of Drain

  2. Drainingverb

    the art of carrying off surplus water, as from land

  3. Etymology: of Drain, v. t.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of draining in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of draining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of draining in a Sentence

  1. Paul Betancourt:

    We are draining a finite supply of water, it was ugly last year, and it's going to get uglier this year California is increasing distribution from a separate state-operated system of reservoirs and canals with fewer mandatory obligations. The State Water Project announced last month that The State Water Project could provide local agencies and farmers 15 percent of the water they requested, up from 5 percent last year. Some communities and endangered wildlife that rely on federal water will receive some water but still suffer cuts. Urban areas, including the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento area, will receive a quarter of typical water allotments but could receive more if public health is threatened. The water in the snowpack, California's primary water source, is at a fifth of its normal level, according to state officials. Federal officials said they don't expect a snow survey next week to show improved conditions. With enough precipitation, The State Water Project can provide more water later in the year. Paul Wegner, president of the California Farm Bureau Federation, said the federal government's announcement is another sign California needs to speed up construction of water storage projects and to reform laws requiring the government to prioritize water to preserve the environment and fish species.

  2. Mario Rawls:

    Nah. Around here, we don't have enough time to grieve, sometimes it's mentally, physically, everything just be draining, but I just keep going. Just keep going. I know the people I lost, they going to be proud of me one day.

  3. John Fleck:

    When the reservoirs are full, people blow it off, when they are draining, that's when these opportunities arise. This creates a moment of opportunity ; there are hard decisions to be made.

  4. Ron Johnson:

    I am not that nuts about the tweets because you are always asking me to defend them, and I don't want to, but we needed someone like him because what most conservatives do share is a revulsion to the deep state, the swamp, and if anything resonated with people it was his message of draining the swamp.

  5. Hope Solo:

    Today's decision brings closure to what has been one of the most difficult and emotionally draining times of my life.

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    closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • A. tight
    • B. blistering
    • C. disjointed
    • D. profound

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