Drain [noun]

Definition of Drain:

channel through which liquid runs off

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Sentence/Example of Drain:

If chips get too hot they malfunction, so this is already a major obstacle for further miniaturizing electronics, and it’s also an unsustainable resource drain on big technology companies with lots of hardware.

As decisions are now more likely to come at the last minute and advertisers want buyers to tweak plans much more frequently, it means longer hours and a drain on buyers who say the new expectations are having a negative effect on their mental health.

These efforts will combine to create the most detailed map ever of Miami’s topography, its patchwork of sea walls, and the hidden web of drains, pipes, and pumps that keep its streets dry.

A major remaining source of pollution are storm drains, which allow sewage, toxins, and fertilizer to flow into the river during heavy rains.

The current waste policies are a drain on general funds, are unequipped to meet the city’s zero waste goals and are an unfair burden on those who are excluded.

The formula would be: “The pump invented—Drain a well ,” or Water raised in a hollow.

The night was pitch-dark, it rained in torrents, there was mud and water everywhere, and the ground was too flat to drain.

Then crouching low, he crossed the room to where the strainer top of the sewer drain was placed in the concrete floor.

A rumbling sound that did not originate in the thunder caps above jerked Black Hood's attention from the drain.

He did not suspect that the quinine went into the fire, and the cholagogue down the drain-pipe from the washstand.