drainage

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drainage(
drey
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nihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of draining)
a. el drenaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They widened the road, but didn't provide adequate drainage, so it's impassable during storms.Ampliaron la carretera, pero no proporcionaron el drenaje adecuado, así que es intransitable durante las tormentas.
b. el desagüe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There is inadequate drainage because of a combination of grease waste and invasive roots.Hay un desagüe inadecuado debido a una combinación de residuos de grasa y raíces invasivas.
2. (system)
a. el alcantarillado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The city's drainage is cleaned out yearly before the rainy season begins.Se limpia el alcantarillado cada año antes de que comience la temporada de lluvias.
3. (medicine)
a. el drenaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This spray reduces nasal drainage.Este espray reduce el drenaje nasal.
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drainage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of soil, land)
a. el drenaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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drainage [ˈdreɪnɪdʒ]
noun
1 [of land] (naturally) desagüe (m); (artificially) drenaje (m); [of lake] desecación (f)
2 (sewage system) alcantarillado (m)
modifier
drainage area drainage basin (n) (Geol) cuenca (f) hidrográfica
drainage channel (n) zanja (f) de drenaje
drainage tube (n) (Med) tubo (m) de drenaje
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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