Catchdrain - (n.) A ditch or drain along the side of a hill to catch the
surface water; also, a ditch at the side of a canal to catch the
Drained - (imp. & p. p.) of Drain
Draining - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Drain
Drainable - (a.) Capable of being drained.
Drainage - (n.) A draining; a gradual flowing off of any liquid; also,
that which flows out of a drain.
Drainage - (n.) The mode in which the waters of a country pass off by its
streams and rivers.
Drainage - (n.) The system of drains and their operation, by which
superfluous water is removed from towns, railway beds, mines, and other
Drainage - (n.) Area or district drained; as, the drainage of the Po, the
Drainage - (n.) The act, process, or means of drawing off the pus or
fluids from a wound, abscess, etc.
Draine - (n.) The missel thrush.
Drainer - (n.) One who, or that which, drains.
Draining - (v. t.) The art of carrying off surplus water, as from land.
Drainpipe - (n.) A pipe used for carrying off surplus water.
Draintile - (n.) A hollow tile used in making drains; -- called also
Draintrap - (n.) See 4th Trap, 5.
Tile-drain - (v. t.) To drain by means of tiles; to furnish with a tile
Top-drain - (v. t.) To drain the surface of, as land; as, to top-drain a
field or farm.
Top-draining - (n.) The act or practice of drining the surface of land.
Underdrain - (n.) An underground drain or trench with openings through
which the water may percolate from the soil or ground above.
Underdrain - (v. t.) To drain by forming an underdrain or underdrains in;
as, to underdrain land.
Water drain - () A drain or channel for draining off water.
Water drainage - () The draining off of water.
Welldrained - (imp. & p. p.) of Welldrain
Well-draining - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Welldrain
Welldrain - (v. t.) To drain, as land; by means of wells, or pits, which
receive the water, and from which it is discharged by machinery.