|Abfluss englanniksi||drain de, runoff de, outflow de, sink de|
: label|en|chiefly|US|Canada ux|en|The drain in the kitchen sink is clogged.
: ux|en|That rental property is a drain on our finances.
: The clogged sink drained slowly.
: The water of low ground drains off.
: Please drain the sink. Its full of dirty water.
: They had to drain the swampy land before the parking lot could be built.
: The stress of this job is really draining me.
*: Fountains drain the water from the ground adjacent.
*: But it was not alone that he drained their treasure and hampered their industry.
*: Salt water, drained through twenty vessels of earth, hath become fresh.
*: When a ball finally drains, its gulped down by a giant gator beneath the set of flippers.
: The runoff of nitrates is poisoning the lake.
: There will now be a runoff as neither front runner received more than 50% of the vote.
: ux|en|A stone sinks in water. nowrap|The sun gradually sank in the west.
: ux|en|The joint will hold tighter if you sink a wood screw through both boards. nowrap|The dog sank its teeth into the delivery mans leg.
*: My sister beats me at pool in public a second time. I claim some dignity back by potting two of my balls before Tammy sinks the black.
*: I tried, but I could not wake him. This caused me a great fear, and I looked around terrified. Then indeed, my heart sank within me. Beside the bed, as if he had stepped out of the mist, or rather as if the mist had turned into his figure, for it had entirely disappeared, stood a tall, thin man, all in black.
*: Peters heart sank. "Dont you think it is dreadful?" he asked.
: ux|en|to sink ones reputation
*: If I have a conscience, let it sink me.
*: Thy cruel and unnatural lust of power / Has sunk thy father more than all his years.
*: Who would sink so low as to steal change from veterans?
*: If sent with ready money to buy anything, and you happen to be out of pocket, sink the money, and take up the goods on account.
*: a courtly willingness to sink obnoxious truths
: ux|en|to sink the national debt
*: I think our country sinks beneath the yoke.
*: Let not the fire sink or slacken.
*: The Alps and Pyreneans sink before him.
*: It was not far from the house; but the ground sank into a depression there, and the ridge of it behind shut out everything except just the roof of the tallest hayrick. As one sat on the sward behind the elm, with the back turned on the rick and nothing in front but the tall elms and the oaks in the other hedge, it was quite easy to fancy it the verge of the prairie with the backwoods close by.
: Jones has a two-seamer with heavy sink.