dependent drainage

n.

A procedure for draining a cavity or structure from its lowest part into a receptacle positioned at yet a level lower.

Nearby words

  1. dependencies,
  2. dependency,
  3. dependency-prone,
  4. dependent,
  5. dependent clause,
  6. dependent edema,
  7. dependent personality,
  8. dependent variable,
  9. depeople,
  10. deperm


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