Definition of Draining board

1. Noun. A board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink.

Exact synonyms: Drainboard
Generic synonyms: Board



Definition of Draining board

1. Noun. A board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink, used for letting kitchen utensils dry after they had been washed. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draining Board

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

Literary usage of Draining board

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1. Principles and Practice of Plumbing by Samuel Stevens Hellyer (1891)
"The draining-board should sail over the edge of the sink, with a water-groove on its underside, to prevent the drainings running back over the top edges of ..."

2. Standard Practical Plumbing: Being a Complete Encyclopædia for Practical by Philip John Davies (1896)
"Jennings' slop sink with draining board m:nle to \\urk on lunges, ... Jennings' enamelled slate sink with hinged draining board and hot and ('old water ..."

3. The Complete Housekeeper by Emily Holt (1903)
"A draining board is a great help in dishwashing. ... A right-hand draining board is most convenient, but it should never be divorced from the kitchen-table ..."

4. The Brine and Salt Deposits of Michigan, Their Origin, Distribution and by Charles Wilford Cook (1914)
"... the sweep pushing the salt along the bottom and up the inclined draining board at the end, on the forward movement, and feathering on the back stroke, ..."

5. The Gastronomic Regenerator: A Simplified and Entirely New System of Cookery by Alexis Soyer (1847)
"The front of the shelf has a groove under the tap of the steamers to let out the water produced by the steam, which runs into the sink ; a draining-board is ..."

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