drainage

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drain +‎ -age

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drainage (countable and uncountable, plural drainages)

  1. A natural or artificial removal of fluid from a given area by its draining away.
  2. A system of drains.
  3. A downward wind.
    • 1960, N. P. Rusin, “The Radiation Balance of the Snow Surface of Antarctica”, in OG Krichak, editor, Scientific Conference on Problems of Meteorology of the Antarctic (Abstracts of Reports)(USSR)., page 29:
      In the forward part of the cyclone, drainage katabasis is checked; but its highest intensity is observed in the rear part of the cyclone.

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  • IPA(key): /dʁɛ.naʒ/, /dʁe.naʒ/
  • (file)

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drainage m (plural drainages)

  1. drainage

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