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  • v. t. - To draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to cause the exhaustion of.
  • v. t. - To exhaust of liquid contents by drawing them off; to make gradually dry or empty; to remove surface water, as from streets, by gutters, etc.; to deprive of moisture; hence, to exhaust; to empty of wealth, resources, or the like; as, to drain a country of its specie.
  • v. t. - To filter.
  • v. i. - To flow gradually; as, the water of low ground drains off.
  • v. i. - To become emptied of liquor by flowing or dropping; as, let the vessel stand and drain.
  • n. - The act of draining, or of drawing off; gradual and continuous outflow or withdrawal; as, the drain of specie from a country.


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