Definition of Drainers

1. Noun. (plural of drainer) ¹



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Definition of Drainers

1. drainer [n] - See also: drainer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drainers

drainage area
drainage basin
drainage basins
drainage ditch
drainage pipe
drainage system
drainage tube
drainages
drainboard
drainboards
draincock
draincocks
draine
drained
drainer
drainers (current term)
draining
draining board
draining boards
drainings
drainlike
drainmaker
drainmakers
draino
drainpipe
drainpipes
drainplug
drainplugs
drains
draintile

Literary usage of Drainers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A practical treatise on the manufacture of paper in all its branches by Carl Hofmann (1873)
"Construction of drainers.—The foundations of these drainers, and especially of their side-walls, must be solid and uniform, as the walls must crack if they ..."

2. The Water Supply, Sewerage and Plumbing of Modern City Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1909)
"Cellar drainers. —.When small quantities of clean subsoil water are to be removed by lifting them up to the higher sewer level, simple cellar drainers are ..."

3. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1880)
"If the latter is divided into two compartments, the drainers must be divided in like manner, so as to keep the strong and the weak salt apart. ..."

4. Standard Practical Plumbing: An Exhaustive Treatise on All Branches of by Robert Macy Starbuck (1910)
"CHAPTER XTIT FLOOR DRAINS, YARD DRAINS, CELLAR drainers, RAIN LEADERS, ETC. THE subject of floor drains pertains more especially to large work of a public ..."

5. Yorkshire: An Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of by John Wainwright (1829)
"This decree had a considerable effect on the provisions of the late enclosure. A LIST OF THE FIRST drainers, AND OTHERS, THAT CAME OVER FROM DUTCH. ..."

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