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Definition of "drainer" [drain•er]

  • A frame or rack for allowing washed crockery etc to dry naturally (noun)
  • A person who explores drains, tunnels, and/or sewers (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "drainer" in a sentence
  • "After having been thoroughly stirred for a while, the stock is run into what is called a drainer, where it is allowed to stand for several hours to drain off as much water as possible."
  • "~ -- Place them above a kettle of boiling water, in a kind of drainer made for that purpose, and adapted to the kettle."
  • "When the painfully named Retro Girl winds up dead, Homicide Detectives Christian Walker and Deena Pilgrim bring in their prime suspect and interrogate him under a “drainer” — a vent-shaped machine that emits superpower-draining light."