masculine noun
1. (drainage) 
a. drain 
La rejilla del sumidero está oxidada.The grate over the drain is rusty.
2. (geology) (Latin America) 
a. sinkhole 
Los sacerdotes arrojaron el imagen sagrado al sumidero ubicado en medio del lago Texcoco.The priests threw the sacred image into the sinkhole found in the middle of Lake Texcoco.
1. (general) 
a. drain 
1 (en calle, azotea, patio) drain
2 (Técnica) sump; oilpan; (EEUU)
3 (sangría) drain
es el gran sumidero de las reservas it is the chief drain on our reserves
4 (And) (Caribe) (pozo negro) cesspool; cesspit
5 (Caribe) (tremedal) quagmire
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