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area drain meaning

  "area drain" in a sentence
  • [Architecture]

    A receptable designed to collect surface or rainwater from an open area.


  • [Civil engineering]
    A receptacle designed to collect surface or rain water from an open area.

Examples

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  1. The area drains south via Marsh Run to the Rappahannock River.
  2. The entire area drains via surface flow which discharges through a replica arroyo section.
  3. After joining other rivers to the Lerma, the area drains into the Pacific.
  4. "A huge amount of area drains into those lakes, " she says.
  5. At a minimum, holes must be drilled in the bottom to let the area drain properly.

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