For instance, I want to agree with a drainer to make a trench in my field for a hundred sous.
When this happens, they put it into a drainer with holes, and apply a weight.
When sufficiently steeped, take each one on a cake turner and lay it on a drainer.
The sink has a shelf underneath to hold the dishpan and drainer.
Exceptional cases of this nature must be carefully sought for by the drainer.
Boil them twelve minutes on a drainer in plenty of water, then add salt, and boil five or six minutes longer.
Have a pan for washing and another for rinsing, and a tray for draining if there is no drainer attached to the sink.
There is a possibility of the drainer valve leaking and then the water pressure will leak through it, causing a waste of water.
The pipes leading to and from the drainer should empty into an open sink where it can be seen.
Take up fish on drainer, slide it on to a hot dish on a folded napkin, and serve garnished with sprigs of crisp parsley.
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.