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underdrainage

[uhn-der-drey-nij] /ˈʌn dərˌdreɪ nɪdʒ/
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1.
drainage of agricultural lands and removal of excess water and of alkali by drains buried beneath the surface.
Origin of underdrainage
1800-1810
1800-10; under- + drainage
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