Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a board beside a kitchen sink having a surface inclined so as to drain into the sink.

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  • noun A slightly elevated and inclined surface, designed so that wet objects can be placed on that surface, and water on those objects can drip or drain away.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink

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Examples

  • Scrambled eggs and God bless the chives got its own portable radio mounted drainboard flush with an oldies station.

    Mean Lee Perrins on Decaf with Cream

  • There is nothing worse than one cup in the drainboard.

    2010, what I wanted

  • I got up from the table and set my plate on the drainboard, half of my food uneaten.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I got up from the table and set my plate on the drainboard, half of my food uneaten.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • He set them on the drainboard and began a loud and clumsy fumbling through the cupboard, obviously in hopes of provoking help.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • I got up from the table and set my plate on the drainboard, half of my food uneaten.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I got up from the table and set my plate on the drainboard, half of my food uneaten.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • He drank from it, then took a cigar stub out of his shirt pocket, put it between his teeth, and leaned on his arms against the drainboard.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • He found a candle in a kitchen drawer, lit it, and melted the wax in a pool so he could affix it to the drainboard.

    Rain Gods

  • He found a candle in a kitchen drawer, lit it, and melted the wax in a pool so he could affix it to the drainboard.

    Rain Gods

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