Definitions

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  • noun Material that has been separated by draining

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Examples

  • If he were anti-semitic, he would be blasting us with daily essays on the water pollution caushed by kosher blood drainings and the common linguistic ancestry of yiddish and satanic chants.

    Matthew Yglesias » Wieseltier vs Sullivan

  • Trafigura said in a statement that the ship contained waste generated during cargo operations, which included tank drainings, cargo residues, tank washings and other oil mixtures.

    Trafigura Loses Appeal on Two Waste Charges

  • The water is a gumbo of storm surge mixed with the drainings of fractured sewage plants, split tanks from oil storage depots and broken refineries.

    A Ravaged Coast

  • The water is a gumbo of storm surge mixed with the drainings of fractured sewage plants, split tanks from oil storage depots and broken refineries.

    A Ravaged Coast

  • Any of these is preferable to shuffling around a drowsy cluster of third-hand camping supplies, wearing tattered fingerless gloves and pulling on a hip-flask of thermometer drainings.

    Ned Goldreyer: A Tale of Tent Cities

  • The sober citizen who would never submit his watch or his motor to amateur tamperings freely submits his lakes to drainings, fillings, dredgings, pollutions, stabilizations, mosquito control, algae control, swimmer's itch control, and the planting of any fish able to swim.

    Excerpts from Aldo Leopold's Writings

  • He studied the subject until he found that the drainings really of those rich beds of coal furnished the coal-oil that was worth pumping, and then he found how it came up with the living springs.

    Acres of Diamonds

  • “What if the nature of these energy drainings is hostile?”

    Creative Couplings

  • “What if the nature of these energy drainings is hostile?”

    Creative Couplings

  • “What if the nature of these energy drainings is hostile?”

    Creative Couplings

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