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  1. drain·age
    IPA[ˈdrānij]
  2. noun

    • 1. the action or process of draining something:

      the pot must have holes in the base for good drainage the drainage of wetlands
    • 2. the means of removing surplus water or liquid waste; a system of drains:

      they set about renewing and repairing drainage and water supplies
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: drainage

    • noun

      the action or process of draining something:

      a system of drains:

    • noun

      a tube, usually of clear flexible plastic with lateral perforations, for draining a wound, abscess, etc.
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