Related formso·ver·drain·age, noun
Examples from the Web for drainage
It would only be a few more months before his boss Muammar would be shot while attempting to escape through a drainage pipe.
German planes landed in New Orleans to deliver food rations, as well as a team of drainage specialists.
During a morning press conference, Dormer said he believed that Gilbert most likely fell into a drainage ditch and drowned.Shannan Gilbert Body Likely Found, New York Police Say|Christine Pelisek|December 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sixteen days later, his severed head was found in a drainage ditch miles from their home.John Walsh on the Revival of 'America’s Most Wanted' on Lifetime|Sandra McElwaine|December 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Sin City has no jobs, and the newly homeless are living in drainage pipes.
His bank is to make the loans for the association's drainage, and he has bought a big tract of land in this district.The Hallowell Partnership|Katharine Holland Brown
Danger, from drainage of barns and barnyards, 137;from leachings from privies and cesspools, 138.Rural Hygiene|Henry N. Ogden
If any doubt exists, make a drainage bed of eight inches of clinkers before starting to lay the stones.Making A Rock Garden|Henry Sherman Adams
These towns were repaired with brick or cement, and provided with what they had never yet enjoyed, a proper system of drainage.The Panama Canal|J. Saxon Mills
Under favorable circumstances now no procedure is more satisfactory in its results than free incision and drainage.