Definition Of drain


(of a player) hole (a putt).

His chip floats in to about 12 feet for three and he drains his birdie putt.

a channel or pipe carrying off surplus liquid, especially rainwater or liquid waste.

The room's toilet pipes and shower drains carry this waste to a holding tank.

a thing that uses up a particular resource.

nuclear power is a serious drain on the public purse

cause the water or other liquid in (something) to run out, leaving it empty, dry, or drier.

we drained the swimming pool

deprive of strength or vitality.

his limbs were drained of all energy

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Example Of drain

  • A flight of steps adjacent to the leisure building do not allow rain water to drain off the treads.

  • A metal layer is deposited over the gate electrode and associated source and drain regions.

  • A pattern has emerged, and one that highlights a worrying talent drain .

  • A second conductive line is formed in a direction crossing the control gate lines at a right angle coupled to the drain regions.

  • A thin oxide spacer is used to displace P-type dopant implantation to P-type shallow source and drain extension junctions.

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