Definition of Drainboard

1. Noun. A board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink.

Exact synonyms: Draining Board
Generic synonyms: Board



Definition of Drainboard

1. Noun. A slightly elevated and inclined surface, designed so that wet objects can be placed on that surface, and water on those objects can drip or drain away. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drainboard

drain basket
drain plug
drain the cup
drain the lizard
drain the main vein
drainable
drainage
drainage area
drainage basin
drainage basins
drainage ditch
drainage pipe
drainage system
drainage tube
drainages
drainboard (current term)
drainboards
draincock
draincocks
draine
drained
drainer
drainers
draining
draining board
draining boards
drainings
drainlike
drainmaker
drainmakers

Literary usage of Drainboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry and Building: A General Reference Work by American School, (Chicago, Ill.) (1907)
"Plumbers drill these sink rims to attach brackets or legs, and sometimes also to secure to them hardwood capping or drainboard. ..."

2. Sanitary, Heating and Ventilation Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1919)
"The back may extend to the end of the drainboard, as represented in Fig. ... Omitting the back behind the drainboard, is not often done. ..."

3. Sanitary, Heating and Ventilation Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1918)
"The back may extend to the end of the drainboard, as represented in Fig. ... Omitting the back behind the drainboard, is not often done. ..."

4. Carpentry and Contracting: A Practical Reference Work on Carpentry, Building by American Technical Society (1919)
"Plumbers drill these sink rims to attach brackets or legs, and sometimes also to secure to them hardwood capping or drainboard. ..."

5. Household Engineering: Scientific Management in the Home by Christine Frederick, American School of Home Economics (1919)
"Remove Load i and run through wringer back on to drainboard. 6. Add more soap and boiling water ... Finish starch preparation and lay pot on drainboard. 15. ..."

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