Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being drained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being drained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being drained, as land.

Etymologies

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drain +‎ -able

Examples

  • It's drainable so you just shove in the toys and pop into the wall-mounted base (attachable either by super-strong adhesive strips or screws).

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  • I figured she meant mint needs partial shade, so I filled a drainable container with potting soil, made a small hole for the mint and gently set it inside.

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  • And the enemies, robbed of a source, move on to more easily drainable targets.

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  • A considerable percentage of the surface of Perquimans is occupied by what is commonly called swamp land, though for the most part it is drainable and cultivatable.

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  • Around the margins of this portion, next the sound, are tracts of a few miles, in places, of drainable, cultivable land belonging to the general description of oak flats, having a gray-loam soil of a close texture.

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  • Green aspects of the home include hardwood flooring and tile throughout; special open-cell foam insulation; a rain barrel for ready-to-go self-sufficient irrigation; low energy electrical wiring; impervious or drainable concrete; cement-board siding; completely-sealed heating; a three-sided fireplace; and green plumbing materials.

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  • Intended for use both indoors and out, it is safe, drainable, cleanable, and durable.

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  • The 2010 Ram Crew Cab 1500 features an available first-in-segment RamBox cargo management system that provides weatherproof, lockable, illuminated and drainable storage compartments integrated into both cargo-box sides for effortless access and convenience.

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  • This is because the machine has to be thoroughly drainable to deal with the daily wash downs in meat processing plants while at the same time be sufficiently sealed to prevent x-rays from escaping.

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  • -- A drainable internal hot water tank for easy transport and storage

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