Each body would be laid out on slabs to allow the fluids to drain out.
drain immediately and immerse the beans in ice water to stop the cooking.
Get out of the shower, pour a cup of coffee, and drain the bulgur.
Shortly after this series of events, Lauren writes, drain pulled her out of school to be homeschooled online.
Blanch squash for about one minute, drain and cool with cold water.
Let stand while preparing other ingredients; drain before stuffing.
Boil the macaroni in salted water until tender and drain them.
If the single parishes would unite to dig trenches and drain the soil, they would have the finest meadows.
Leave them aside for an hour or two, then drain them but don't dry them.
He squeezed himself through the drain in the night, and feasted in the store-room to his heart's content.
Old English dreahnian "to drain, strain out," from Proto-Germanic *dreug-, source of drought, dry, giving the English word originally a sense of "make dry." Figurative meaning of "exhaust" is attested from 1650s. The word is not found in surviving texts between late Old English and the 1500s. Related: Drained; draining.
1550s, from drain (v.).
A device, such as a tube, inserted into the opening of a wound or into a body or dental cavity to facilitate discharge of fluid or purulent material. v. drained, drain·ing, drains
To draw off a liquid gradually as it forms.
(IBM) To allow a system to complete the processing of its current work before the system becomes unavailable. E.g. draining a device before taking it off-line or telling a web server in a server farm not to accept any new requests but to finish processing any requests it has already accepted.