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storm drain

noun

Simple Definition of storm drain

  • : a drain that carries water (such as rainwater) away from a street, parking lot, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of storm drain

  1. :  a drain that carries water (such as rainwater) away from a street, parking lot, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

stormplay
  1. :  a disturbance of the atmosphere marked by wind and usually by rain, snow, hail, sleet, or thunder and lightning

    :  a heavy fall of rain, snow, or hail

    :  wind having a speed of 64 to 72 miles (103 to 117 kilometers) per hour

  1. :  to blow with violence

    :  to rain, hail, snow, or sleet vigorously

    :  to attack by storm

drainplay
  1. :  filter

    :  to draw off (liquid) gradually or completely

    :  to cause the gradual disappearance of

  1. :  a means (as a pipe) by which usually liquid matter is drained

    :  the act of draining

    :  a gradual outflow or withdrawal :  depletion


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