Drain sentence example

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  • She could feel the blood drain from her face.
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  • Want me to drain the lake?
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  • The roof must not be quite flat, for a slight fall is necessary in its upper surface to allow water to drain away into gutters placed at convenient points.
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  • Such cells are termed "drain pipe" cells.
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  • He said he was going to drain all my blood out.
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  • She opened her eyes, feeling the drain.
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  • Several rivulets follow the ravines and drain into the Ribeirao do Carmo, a sub-tributary of the Rio Doce.
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  • She glanced down to watch the blood stream down the drain then held up her arm.
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  • They are constructed not only as navigable waterways, but also to relieve the rivers from periodical overflow, and to drain the marshy districts.
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  • The Dark One could drain a village in two days.
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  • In two or three minutes coagulation takes place, and the rubber is then exposed to the air on sticks, and allowed to drain for eight days.
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  • Generally it is either dried, after being separated from the wash water, by means of common salt, upon a layer of which the moist nitroglycerin is gently run and allowed to drain or filter through, or it is filtered through a mass of dry sponge or similar dry and porous material.
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  • At the ebb of the tide the more or less clear water flows back again from the land into the main river with sufficient force to clean out any deposit which may have accumulated in the drain leading to the warped area, thus allowing free access of more warpladen water at the next tide.
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  • When the conquest of the city seemed inevitable, a great "brain drain" of scholars, artists, teachers, theologians, and the wealthy emigrated to Western Europe, especially to Italy.
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  • After you drain their power, they'll be given the same choice as the humans: serve or die.
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  • At the house, she washed her hands, watching the water turn red and swirl down the drain.
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  • "Perhaps, if you promise him not to drink it except with me, he'll spare the rest of those precious bottles," Andre said, gaze on the wine going down the drain.
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  • The water stung her skin, and she grimaced as her attacker's blood ran down the drain.
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  • The general elevation in the south part of the state is much lower, and large areas bordering the Paraguay are swampy, partially submerged plains which the sluggish rivers are unable to drain.
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  • The Versecz and the Berzava canal, which are connected with one another, drain the numerous marshes of the Banat, including the Alibunar marsh.
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  • The word "kennel," a gutter, a drain in a street or road, is a corruption of the Middle English canel, cannel, in modern English "channel," from Latin canalis, canal.
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  • It is first surrounded by an embankment, after which the water from the river is allowed to flow through a properly constructed sluice in its bank, along a drain or ditch to the land which is prepared for warping.
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  • The streams that drain the state are small and insignificant.
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  • The former of these measures effectually stopped any drain of the best members away from the society and limited their hopes within its bounds, by putting them more freely at the general's disposal, especially as it was provided that the final vows could not be annulled, nor could a professed member be dismissed, save by the joint action of the general and the pope.
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  • The~ rivers that drain the Atlantic slope of the Appalachians are comparatively short; those that drain the Pacific slope include only two, the Columbia and the Colorado, which rise far inland, near the easternmost members of the Cordilleran system, and flow through plateaus and intermont basins to the ocean.
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  • Itis determined The Great structurally by a belt of topographically weak limestones VaJie and shales (or slates) next inland from the crystalline ~ uplands; hence, whatever the direction of the rivers which drain the belt, it has been worn down by Tertiary erosion to a continuous lowland from the Gulf of St Lawrence to central Alabama.
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  • The peritoneal surfaces in the region of the liver should then be wiped clean, and the abdominal wound closed, except for the passage through it of a gauze drain.
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  • The stated rationale is to widen access, reduce brain drain, bolster research capabilities and maximize the competitiveness of the sector.
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  • Main drain off valves shall be located in service risers.
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  • Tip the bowl to drain the water and repeat the rinsing process again.
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  • Davis gulped the last of his coffee and turned the cup up side down on a rock so it would drain.
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  • Cody, sprawled in the middle of the street after being hit by a car, blood trickling from his skull into a nearby storm drain.
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  • She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.
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  • In well-drained localities the border may be partially below the ground level, but in damp situations it should be made on the surface; in either case the firm solid bottom should slope outwards towards an efficient drain.
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  • Robertson has shown that the typhoid bacillus can grow very easily in certain soils, can persist in soils through the winter months, and when the soil is artificially fed, as may be done by a leaky drain or by access of filthy water from the surface, the microorganism will take on a fresh growth in the warm season.
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  • The German trading towns, at the mouths of the numerous streams which drain the North European plain, were stimulated or created by the unifying impulse of a common and long-continued advance of conquest and colonization.
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  • In addition to this, they constitute a drain upon the blood which may result in anaemia.
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  • Effects of Emigration.-There are two views with regard to emigration: one unfavourable, viz., that it is a drain on population, reducing its economic strength and disturbing social and political relations; the second looking upon it as a relief from over-population and a congested labour market.
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  • The principal rivers, besides the Cher and its tributaries, are the Grande Sauldre and the Petite Sauldre on the north, but the Loire and Allier, though not falling within the department, drain the eastern districts, and are available for navigation.
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  • The Rio Grande and its principal tributary, the Pecos, drain narrow basins in the S.W.; these two rivers and the Canadian river rise in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and New Mexico, but all the other rivers by which the state is drained rise within its borders.
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  • The narrower part of the Tagus basin lies to the south, and the left-hand tributaries which drain it are almost all mere brooks, dry in summer.
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  • Although the lake is fed by many small mountain torrents, it has no visible outlet, but probably communicates by an underground channel with one of the rivers which drain the Cordillera.
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  • The pope, moreover, had come to depend to a considerable extent for his revenue upon the payments made by his nominees, which represented a corresponding drain on the resources of the secular states.
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  • When we remember that in 50 years of the 5th century some io,000 cleruchs went out, it is clear that the drain on the citizen population was considerable.
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  • The principal rivers are the Aras and Kizil Uzain, both receiving numerous tributaries and flowing into the Caspian, and the Jaghatu, Tatava, Murdi, Aji and others, which drain into the Urmia lake.
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  • The rivers named all drain to the Gulf of Guinea; the rivers in the extreme north of the colony belong to the Niger system, being affluents of the Bani or Mahel Balevel branch of that river.
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  • It was questionable, even in October 1904, whether she could endure the drain of men and money, if it were prolonged much further.
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  • A good way farther north two small rivers, the Nam Kum and the Nam Song Kram, also tributaries of the Mekong, drain a small part of eastern Siam.
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  • In 1903 the El Paso drain was completed, to unwater the western half of the field to the 880-ft.
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  • The divide between the rivers flowing west and those flowing east and north is very sharp in the southern Rocky Mountains, but there are two lakes, the Committee's Punch Bowl and Fortress Lake, right astride of it, sending their waters both east and west; and there is a mountain somewhat south of Fortress Lake whose melting snows drain in three directions into tributaries of the Columbia, the Saskatchewan and the Athabasca, so that they are distributed between the Pacific, the Atlantic (Hudson Bay) and the Arctic Oceans.
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  • The rivers of Canada, except the St Lawrence, are losing their importance as means of communication from year to year, as railways spread over the interior and cross the mountains to the Pacific; but from the point of view of the physical geographer there are few things more remarkable than the intricate and comprehensive way, in which they drain the country.
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  • All streams, from the tiniest rill to the greatest river, are continually engaged in transporting downstream solid particles of rock, the product of weathering agencies in the area which they drain.
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  • The causes of their subsequent estrangement are obscure, but it was possibly due to the empress's lavish expenditure in charity and church building, which endeared her to ecclesiastics but was a serious drain on the imperial finances.
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  • It is sometimes alleged by native Indian politicians that famines are growing worse under British rule, because India is becoming exhausted by an excessive land revenue, a civil service too expensive for her needs, military expenditure on imperial objects, and the annual drain of some 15,000,000 for "home charges."
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  • Beside the altar was a drain (piscina) for pouring away the water in which the communion vessels were rinsed.
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  • The continued efforts of the popes to drain Christian gold to Rome were limited only by the fiscal pretensions of the lay sovereigns, and it was this financial rivalry that gave rise to the inevitable conflict between Boniface VIII.
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  • Three great rivers, the Douro, which traverses Old Castile, with the Tagus and Guadiana, which respectively drain the central and southern regions of New Castile, flow westward into Portugal, and finally reach the Atlantic; while the Ebro, which rises in the north of the kingdom, skirts the north-eastern frontier on its way to the Mediterranean.
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  • The ground should be excavated to the depth of a foot or more - the bottom being made firm and slightly concave, so that it may slope to the centre, where a drain should be introduced; or the bottom may be made convex and the water allowed to drain away at the sides.
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  • The pathways should be paved with tiles, brick or stone, or made of concrete and cement, and the surface should be gently rounded so that the water required for evaporation may drain to the sides while the centre is sufficiently dry to walk upon; they should also have brick or stone edgings to prevent the water so applied soaking away at the sides and thus being wasted.
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  • In case of adhesive clayey subsoil this can generally be secured by placing over the sloping bottom a good layer of coarse rubbly material, communicating with a drain in front to carry off the water, while earthenware drain tubes may be laid beneath the rubble from 8 to To ft.
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  • The bottom of the border as well as that Cymbidium Cypripedium Cyrtopodium Dendrobium Diacrium Disa Epidendrum Eulophia Eulophiella Galeandra Gongora Grammatophyllum Habenaria Houlletia lonopsis Ipsea Laelia Laelio-Cattleya* Leptotes Lissochilus Lycaste Masdevallia Miltonia Mormodes Odontoglossum Odontioda* Oncidium Peristeria Pescatorea Phaj us Phaio - calanthe* Phalaenopsis Pilumna Platyclinis Pleione Pleurothallis Polystachya Promenaea Renanthera Restrepia Rodriguezia S accolabium Schomburgkia Scuticaria Sobralia Sophro-cattleya* Sophronitis Spathoglottis Stanhopea Thunia Trichopilia Trichosma Vanda Zygo - colax* of the drain must be kept lower than the general level of the subsoil, else the soakage will gather in all the little depressions of its surface.
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  • Meanwhile the royal dreamer, whose passion for building palaces was becoming a serious drain on the treasury, had been declared insane, and, on the 7th of June 1886, the heir-presumptive, Prince Luitpold, was proclaimed regent.
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  • The Makakau and Selabung drain into Lake Ranau, which on the south side is dammed by the volcano Seminung.
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  • The fourth period is that in which the various subaerial agencies of abrasion, and especially the streams which drain the mountain chain of the Apennines, have produced the present features of the Campagna, a plain furrowed by gullies and ravines.
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  • The slopes below Velletri, on the other hand, derive much of their moisture from the space between the inner and outer ring of the Alban volcano, which it was impossible to drain: and this in turn receives much moisture from the basin of the extinct inner crater.'
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  • To allow the lift-ram to descend, the pressure-water in C above the lower balance piston is discharged through the exhaust into the drain, while that above the upper piston is simply pushed back into the pressure main.
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  • The water is not brought to the surface, but is carried over long distances by an underground channel or drain, which is constructed by sinking shafts at intervals along the required course and connecting the shafts by tunnelling.
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  • From the former it is entered by the Volga, which is estimated to drain an area of 560,000 sq.
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  • The main drain to carry off the water from the meadow should next be formed.
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  • The beds thus formed should slope in an inclined plane from the conductor to the main drain, that the water may flow equably over them.
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  • These small drains discharge themselves into the main drain, and are in every respect the reverse of the feeders.
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  • The depth of the small drain at the junction is made about as great as that of the main drain, and it gradually lessens towards the taper to 6 in.
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  • A small sluice placed in the side of the conductor opposite to the meadow, and at the upper end of it, will drain away the leakage that may have escaped from the head sluice.
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  • Let the stript ground then be neatly formed with the spade and barrow, into beds varying in breadth and shape according to the nature of the soil and the dip of the ground - the feeders from the conductor and the small drains to the main drain being formed at the same time.
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  • In such a case the main drain of a watered meadow may form the conductor of the one to be watered, or a new conductor may be formed by a prolongation of the main drain; but either expedient is only advisable where water is scarce.
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  • The design of any piece of catchwork will vary with local conditions, but generally it may be stated that it consists in putting each conduit save the first to the double use of a feeder or distributor and of a drain or collector.
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  • But before 1550 the drain of military expeditions to the continent, the quarrels of civil, military and ecclesiastical powers, and of citizens, and the emigration of colonists to the Main (not in small part due to the abolition of the encomiendas of the Indians), produced a fatal decadence.
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  • All parts of Ontario are well provided with lakes and rivers, the most important chain being that of the St Lawrence and the Great Lakes with their tributaries, which drain the more populous southern districts, and, with the aid of canals, furnish communication by fairly large vessels between the lower St Lawrence and the Lake Superior.
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  • Yet, though the War of Spanish Succession had proved a heavy drain on the resources of the hereditary dominions of the Austrian crown, Charles VI..
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  • After the abolition of the slave-trade in the 19th century palm oil formed the staple article of commerce, and the various streams which drain the Niger coast near the mouth of the great river became known as the " Oil Rivers."
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  • The constant drain of money and men for the Sudan had been stopped.
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  • They lower the external activities of the cells, but do they not at the same time lower the internal, reparative, assimilative activity of the cell that in natural sleep goes vigorously forward preparing the system for the next day's drain on energy?
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  • Basket salt takes its name from the conical baskets from which it is allowed to drain when first it is " drawn " from the pan.
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  • The salt is " drawn " from the pan and placed (in the case of boiled salts) in small conical baskets hung round the pan to drain, and thence moulded in square boxes and afterwards stove-dried, or (in case of unboiled salts) " drawn " in a heap on to the " hurdles," on which it drains, and thence is carried to the store.
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  • The streams flowing westward, however, are still short, while those running to the north-east, east and south-east have long courses and drain wide areas.
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  • In the interests of humanity care should be taken that the earth-stopper always has with him a small terrier, as it is often necessary to "stop-out" permanently; and unless a dog is run through the drain some unfortunate creature in it, a fox, cat or rabbit, may be imprisoned and starved to death.
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  • Thus its chief affluents from the northeast, the Wanj and the Yaz Ghulam, drain valleys which are comparatively open, and which are said to be splendidly fertile.
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  • Together with the two parallel valleys of the Nerbudda and Tapti, which drain the flanks of its western half, it gives, at opposite seasons of the year, a decided easterly and westerly direction to the winds of this part of India, and condenses a tolerably copious rainfall during the south-west monsoon.
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  • The drain of men told upon her vitality, their quality deteriorated, and their bigotry and intolerance raised even a fiercer opposition to them within the bounds of India; and as the Dutch and British came into prominence the Portuguese gradually faded away.
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  • In the south-east part of the province the rivers belong either to the Zambezi system, or, like the Okavango, drain to Lake Ngami.
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  • The Raguali and other rivers drain into the Asali basin.
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  • There is in reality no room for suspecting Moawiya of not having been in earnest when making this appeal; he might well regret that internecine strife should drain the forces which were so much wanted for the spread of Islam.
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  • The rivers that drain the Atlantic slope of the Appalachians are comparatively short; those that drain the Pacific slope include only two, the Columbia and the Colorado, which rise far inland, near the easternmost members of the Cordilleran system, and flow through plateaus and intermont basins to the ocean.
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  • Nine other considerable streams drain the state; of these, the Red, the Ouachita, the White and the St Francis are the most important.
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  • Two great rivers drain this central basin, - the San Joaquin, whose valley comprises more than three-fifths of the entire basin, and the Sacramento, whose valley comprises the remainder.
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  • The redwood is a general utility lumber second only to the common white pine, and the drain on the woods has been continuous since 1850.
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  • From Russia, too, there is a stream of colonization across the Urals into western Siberia, and amongst the western Mediterranean populations there is constant migration to North Africa The greatest drain from Europe, however, has been across the sea to the United States, Canada and Australasia, especially to the first-named.
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  • Of the rivers, the North Platte has its sources in North Park, the Colorado (the Gunnison and Grand branches) in Middle Park, the Arkansas and South Platte in South Park - where their waters drain in opposite directions from Palmer's Lake - the Rio Grande in San Luis Park.
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  • Although the annual rainfall, owing to the situation of the town towards the western flank of the Pennine Hills, is about 49 in., the air is particularly dry owing to the high situation and the rapidity with which waters drain off through the limestone.
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  • In their upper of parts they drain great lakes which have resulted from Rivers North.
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  • The few lakes they form in this belt are rather mere widenings in their courses; but the tributary streams drain numerous small lakes and peat-mosses.
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  • With one exception they all drain westward into the Pacific through short and partly navigable rivers, and some of the lakes are also utilized for steamship navigation.
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  • Part of the quays and buildings round the port were exposed, after measures had been taken to drain the upper part of the marsh.
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  • In weakened conditions of the system from improper or insufficient food, or as a result of any drain upon the body, or in anaemia from any cause, and in such diseases as syphilis or malaria, neuralgia is a frequent concomitant.
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  • Both drain south-eastwards from the central Quetta-Pishin plateau and both have served for railway alignment.
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  • Being fed by tributaries which for the most part drain narrow valleys where gradual denudation has washed bare the flat-backed slopes of limestone ridges, and which consequently send down torrents of rapidly accumulating rainfall, both these central lines of water-course are liable to terrific floods.
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  • The Hab river, which forms the boundary west of Karachi; the Purali (the ancient Arabus), which drains the low-lying flats of Las Bela; the Hingol (the ancient Tomerus) and the Dasht, which drain Makran, are all considerable streams, draining into the Arabian Sea and forming important arteries in the network of internal communication.
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  • The Tibetan plateau, or Chang, breaks up about the meridian of 92 E., and to the east of this meridian the affluents of the Tsanpo (the same river as the Dihong and subsequently as the Brahmaputra) drain no longer from the elevated Eastern ' 'Tibet.
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  • Recent investigations show that all the chief rivers of Nepal flowing southwards to the Tarai take their rise north of the line of highest crests, the " main range " of the Himalaya; and that some of them drain long lateral high-level valleys enclosed between minor ridges whose strike is parallel to the axis of the Himalaya and, occasionally, almost at right angles to the course of the main drainage channels breaking down to the plains.
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  • This formation brings the southern edge of the Tsanpo basin to the immediate neighbourhood of the banks of that river, which runs at its foot like a drain flanking a wall.
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  • The Beni and its great affluent, the Madre de Dios, though of smaller volume and extent than the Mamore, are of much greater economic importance, owing to their navigability, the fertility of the region they drain, and the great forests along their banks.
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  • The Otuquis, the most southern of the group, is formed by the San Rafael and Tucabaca, which drain both slopes of the Cerro Cochii range; but is lost in some great marshes 50 m.
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  • With the proceeds of the spoils of the war Dentatus cut an artificial channel to carry off the waters of Lake Velinus, so as to drain the valley of Reate.
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  • In the north wall is situated the famous Kashmir gate, while the Mori or Drain gate, which was built by a Mahratta governor, has now been removed.
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  • It is afterwards tied up in quantities of 25 lb and 50 lb in double bags of sheeting, which are suspended to a ceiling out of the light and draught to allow the excess of oil to drain off.
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  • There can be no doubt that the use of the drug is opposed by all thinking Chinese who are not pecuniarily interested in the opium trade or cultivation, for several reasons, among which may be mentioned the drain of bullion from the country, the decrease of population, the liability to famine through the cultivation of opium where cereals should be grown, and the corruption of state officials.
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  • They, with smaller streams, drain a basin of 75,300 sq.
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  • Of equal importance is the Hudson, whose lower waters, forming the north-eastern boundary of New Jersey for a distance of 22 m., drain a very small part of the state, but have contributed materially to the state's commercial develop ment.
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  • Reading flourishes from its position on the edge of the London Tertiary Basin, Croydon is a suburb of London, and Hull, though on the Chalk, derives its importance from the Humber estuary, which cuts through the Chalk and the Jurassic belts, to drain the Triassic plain and the Pennine region.
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  • But the drain on the rural population continued heavy, for in the same purely rural area, which had a population in 1901 of 1,330,319, the excess of births over deaths was 150,437, but the actual increase of population was only 25,492, leaving a heavy loss (9.6%) to be accounted for by migration, the term used in this connexion in the general report of the Census to include movement of population to any new locality, home or foreign.
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  • The owner or occupier of any premises is entitled as of right to cause his drain to be connected with any sewer, on condition only of his giving notice and complying with the regulations of the council as to the mode in which the communication is to be made, and subject to the control of any person appointed by the council to superintend the work.
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  • If a house does not possess a sufficient drain, the occupier may be required to provide one, and to cause it to discharge into a sewer if there is one within zoo ft.
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  • It may be pointed out here that these expressions are defined by the act, the effect of the definitions being shortly that a drain is a conduit for the drainage of one building or of several within the same curtilage, while a sewer comprises every kind of drain except that which is covered by the definition of a drain as above stated.
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  • An attempt was made to remedy this state of things by the Public Health Amendment Act 1890, section 19, but the remedy so provided was very partial, and may be said to be confined to the case where two or more houses belonging to different owners are drained into a common drain laid under private land, and ultimately discharging into a sewer in a road or street.
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  • These expeditions were such a drain on Maine's population that Massachusetts was called upon to send men to garrison the little forts that protected the homes left defenceless by men who had gone to the front.
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  • The short, steep, torrential streams of Mdzimta, Pzou, Bzyb and Kodor drain the country west of Elbruz.
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  • Public opinion in Belgium was disturbed and anxious at the prospect of assuming responsibility for a vast, distant, and badly administered country, likely for years to be a severe financial drain upon the resources of the state.
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  • Attempts to drain the marshes were made by Appius Claudius in 3r 2 B.C., when he constructed the Via Appia through them (the road having previously followed a devious course at the foot of the Volscian mountains), and at various times during the Roman period.
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  • The western members of the high plateaus drain into the Great Basin for the most part, and in this drainage system the Sevier river is perhaps most prominent.
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  • The few small rivers which drain the hills generally flow seaward, but those of the delta and steppes belong to the Danubian system.
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  • The verb "to drain," with its substantives "drain" and "drainage," represents the 0.
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  • When parts of a field are flat, and other parts have a considerable acclivity, it is expedient to cut a receiving drain near to the bottom of the slopes, and to give the flat ground an independent set of drains.
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  • When a main drain is so placed that parallel ones empty into it from both sides, care should be taken that the inlets of the latter are not made exactly opposite to each other.
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  • In constructing a drain, it is of importance that the bottom be cut out just wide enough to admit the pipes and no more.
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  • Elkington showed that by cutting a deep drain through the clay, aided when necessary by wells or auger holes, the subjacent bed of sand or gravel in which a body of water is pent up by the clay, as in a vessel, might be tapped and the water conveyed harmlessly in the covered drain to the nearest ditch or stream.
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  • A main receiving drain was to be carried along the lowest part of the ground, with sub-drains in every subordinate hollow that the ground presented.
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  • This high land is very narrow, and the streams which rise on its northern face within a mile or two of the nyanza drain north away from the lake.
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  • Between the Katonga and the Nile outlet, the rivers which rise close to the lake drain away northward, the watershed being the lake shore.
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  • The Sabarmati and the Mahi rise in the Mahi Kantha hills, and flowing southwards, drain the districts of Northern Gujarat, and fall into the sea near the head of the Gulf of Cambay.
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  • These rivers collect countless tributary streams, some of them of considerable size, and drain the entire plain of the Deccan as they pass eastward towards the Bay of Bengal.
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  • To alleviate the distress of the people he undertook to develop both agriculture and industry: planting colonies of Dutch and Flemish settlers to drain the marshes of Saintonge, issuing prohibitive measures against the importation of foreign goods (1597), introducing the silk industry, encouraging the manufacture of cloth, of glass-ware, of tapestries (Gobelins), and under the direction of Sully - named grand-voyer de France - improving and increasing the routes for commerce.
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  • These three rivers drain into the Oder, but part of the province falls within the basin of the Vistula, which forms the frontier for a short distance on the north-east.
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  • The blood and refuse were discharged through a drain into the brook Kedron; this drain probably still remains, in the Bir el-Arwah, under the "Dome of the Rock" in the mosque which covers the site of the temple.
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  • The drain of money to meet this combination of foreign war and domestic rebellion was more than the kings exchequer could meet.
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  • Its ramifications drain the slopes of the Andes between 12° and 15° of latitude.
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  • Tributaries of the Mescala drain the western quarter of the state, among which is the Atoyac or headstream of the Mescala, which rises in Tlaxcala, and flows across the state of Puebla.
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  • His own extravagances and the demands of the soldiery were a perpetual drain upon his resources, to meet which he resorted to taxes and extortion of every description.
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  • The thorough saturation of the narrow space with aqueous vapour, and the presence of drain water in the cutting, were probably their chief preservatives - assisted by the high even temperature always found in the deeper headings of coal mines, and by the enormous compression of the confined air.
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  • It is joined by the Sotla, Krapina, Lonja, Ilova, Pakra and Oljana, which drain the central watershed; but its only large tributaries are the Una, a Bosnian stream, which springs in the Dinaric Alps, and skirts the Croatian border for 40 m.
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  • Of the remaining rivers of the Atlantic basin the Orange, in the extreme south, brings the drainage from the Drakensberg on the opposite side of the continent, while the Kunene, Kwanza, Ogowe and Sanaga drain the west coast highlands of the southern limb; the Volta, Komoe, Bandama, Gambia and Senegal the highlands of the western limb.
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  • As early as 1643 Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater proposed to endike and drain the lake; and similar schemes, among which those of Nikolaas Samuel Cruquius in 1742 and of Baron van Lijnden van Hemmen in 1820 are worthy of special mention, were brought forward from time to time.
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  • The principal rivers in the district are the Wainganga, and its tributaries, the Bagh, Nahra and Uskal; a few smaller streams, such as the Masmar, the Mahkara, &c.; and the Banjar, Halon and Jamunia, tributaries of the Nerbudda, which drain a portion of the upper plateau.
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  • The wars of the 16th, 17th and i8th centuries, and the vast potentialities of fortune which drew men to the Spanish colonies in America, caused a further serious drain upon the population.
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  • Though spasmodic efforts were made to promote agriculture and open up communications the Sudan continued to be a constant drain on the Egyptian exchequer.
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  • To the north runs the great Forty-foot Drain, also called Vermuyden's, after the Dutch engineer whose name is associated with the fen drainage works of the middle of the 17th century.
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  • The Republican and South Platte - the former an intermittent stream - suffer in their flow from the drain made upon their waters in Colorado for irrigation.
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  • In Spain the Douro receives from the right the rivers Pisuerga, Valderaduey and Esla, and from the left several small streams which drain the Sierra Guadarrama, besides the more important rivers Adaja, Tormes and Yeltes; in Portugal it receives the Agueda, C6a and Paiva from the left, and the Sabor,.
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  • I didn't send their souls to the immortal realm, because I'd hoped you'd be standing here one day, able to drain the magic from them.
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  • She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.
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  • A medical procedure where he's going to drain all her blood and replace it with his.
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  • The UK government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.
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  • This will encourage water on the main roof slope underlay to drain down the side of the valley batten.
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  • Leave the lentils to cool in the cooking liquid, then drain and remove the bay leaf.
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  • Spill control equipment including, spill pillows, absorbent pads, drum berms, drain plugs, hand pumps, neutralization solutions.
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  • The stent clears a passage through the bile duct to allow the bile duct to allow the bile to drain away.
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  • With most children a drain can be placed that overcomes the blockage.
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  • Drain well, then tip into a mixing bowl.
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  • But it is necessary to create some program to stop the brain drain.
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  • Now the former headhunter wants not only to keep Polish talent in Poland, but to reverse the brain drain.
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  • The U.K. government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.
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  • Drain and add chopped broccoli, carrots, green pepper, sweetcorn and red onion.
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  • Newly inserted catheter does not drain urine: The most obvious cause of failure to drain urine is failure to enter the bladder.
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  • Drain and halve the chicory heads, and scoop out the centers.
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  • Most people must have used commodes or chamber pots, emptied down drain or onto night soil wagons.
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  • A condensate drain, fitted to the lowest point of the separator bowl removes the condensate.
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  • A condensate drain, fitted to the lowest point of the separator bowl removes the condensate drain, fitted to the lowest point of the separator bowl removes the condensate.
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  • Drain, cool and peel, then cut into 1cm cubes.
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  • Effectively a drain is a single pipe from either one building or a number of buildings ' within the same curtilage ' .
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  • In this instance it is usually necessary to either drain the cyst or surgically remove it.
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  • Linton had made a didgeridoo from a plastic drain pipe, DLC is still trying to play it.
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  • Newly inserted catheter does not drain urine: The most obvious cause of failure to drain urine: The most obvious cause of failure to drain urine is failure to enter the bladder.
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  • The Works Manager will ensure that rain water is pumped out of the bunded area periodically into the foul water drain.
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  • I imagined they were responding to some report of a blocked drain, by sucking out the underground pipes along the road.
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  • I didn't see him in the storm drain, either.
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  • Postscript (18 March) - having had a chest drain inserted for 24 hours, she is now back at home!
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  • This will make rainwater drain away from the pond instead of into it.
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  • An overflow drain should be large enough to handle large amounts of water I like four inch pipe.
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  • The stent clears a passage through the bile duct to allow the bile to drain away.
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  • Close them, then open the outside faucet and let the water drain.
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  • When cooking the pasta add the broccoli florets 1-2 minutes before the end of cooking, then drain together.
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  • Method put the gammon into a saucepan, cover with water, bring to the boil, then drain.
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  • With the single 100mm internal diameter rainwater drain pipe a 150mm internal diameter rainwater gutter would be needed.
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  • Surgery is sometimes needed to relieve the hydrocephalus or to drain an abscess.
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  • They all drain through very small openings into the nose to prevent infections passing into them.
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  • If using tinned lentils, drain first and rinse.
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  • Tightness Excess fluid in the tissues causes swelling and tightness which is helped with gentle exercises to drain the lymph.
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  • The phenomenon of " brain drain " was invoked mainly as an argument for inhibiting economic migration from the developing world.
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  • A further cause of failure to drain urine is occlusion of the drainage eyes of the catheter by the bladder mucosa.
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  • These conduits (also called " loops ") simply drain into an ostomy bag secured onto the patients skin covering the ostomy bag secured onto the patients skin covering the ostomy.
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  • The next item of note was the North Level main drain outfall at Foul Anchor.
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  • Thus it forms an old oxbow to the Main Drain.
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  • Drain the raisins and gently pat them dry with paper towels.
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  • Cook 50g pasta according to packet instructions, drain well and stir in roasted vegetables and 1 tbsp of fresh pesto.
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  • When using graduated pipettes the pipette should always be filled and allowed to drain in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
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  • This involves having a tube placed in your abdomen to drain any pus from the abscess.
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  • Your drain will probably connect to a private sewer which then connects to a public sewer.
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  • Unintentional battery drain is avoided through use of automatic Phantom power detection and automatic power shut-off on disconnection of the input signal.
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  • This was found to be due to a very sandy silt being deposited by a side drain.
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  • Use a sharp Stanley knife to cut slits in the liner across the internal width of the drain sump.
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  • Ahead could be seen the official end of navigation the Great Raveley Drain control sluice.
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  • Using an adjustable spanner open the square on the drain off valve, water should flow out of the hosepipe!
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  • We also encouraged the molten glue to penetrate by bouncing a plastic car window squeegee on the surface like a drain plunger.
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  • It took a dozen cavers about eight hours to drain the sump of water.
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  • Another drain has also sunken opposite the Village Hall.
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  • Waste water from the drip tray needs to drain via a pipe to a waste upright or waste container under the counter.
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  • If water on the roof underlay is allowed to drain under the valley it can drain through the holes worn in the underlay.
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  • Retinal vein occlusion The retinal vein occlusion The retinal veins drain away the used blood from the retinal cells.
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  • Becker (EVD) Drain In the brain injured patient, post neurosurgical patient, collection of blood within the brain ventricles can occur.
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  • The vaccine concentrate will drain into the diluent vial.
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  • Drain: If you own a house you are responsible for clearing and repairing the drains, gutters and rain water pipes.
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  • This allows the whey to drain off, leaving the curds.
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  • On Thursday there was more than a distinct whiff of drain smell around the chamber.
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  • Yet the drain on the country's strength was severe, and when news arrived in 453 that the whole of the Egyptian armament, together with a reserve fleet, had been destroyed by the Persians, a reaction set in, and Cimon, who was recalled on Pericles' motion (but see Cimon), was empowered to make peace with Sparta on the basis of the status quo.
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  • To the mass of the people the restoration of the old governments undoubtedly brought a sense of relief, for the terrible drain in men and money caused by Napoleon.s wars had caused much discontent, whereas now there was a prospect of peace and rest.
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  • But partly from lack of firm financial administration, partly through the increase of military and naval expenditure (which in 1887 amounted to 9,000,000 for the army, while special efforts were made to strengthen the navy), and principally through the constant drain of railway construction and public works, the demands upon the exchequer grew largely to exceed the normal increase of revenue, and necessitated the contraction of new debts.
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  • It is estimated to drain an area of 772,000 sq.
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  • Owing to the havoc wrought during repeated insurrections, the impoverishment of the peasants, the desolation of the districts formerly inhabited by the Moslem agricultural population, and the drain of gold resulting from the sale of Moslem lands and emigration of the former proprietors, together with other causes, the financial situation has been unsatisfactory.
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  • Of the three great continental river systems above mentioned, the Red River and its tributaries drain the western and west central slope northward through Lake Winnipeg into Hudson Bay; the other two being the St Lawrence system, to which the St Louis River and its branches and several smaller streams flowing into Lake Superior contribute their waters by way of the Great Lakes and the Mississippi, which with its tributaries drains about two-thirds of the state into the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • The reply to this indictment is that the British land revenue is L16,000,000 annually, whereas Aurangzeb's over a smaller area, allowing for the difference in the value of the rupee, was X110,000,000; though the Indian Civil Service is expensive, its cost is more than covered by the fact that India, under British guarantee, obtains her loans at 31% as against 10% or more paid by native rulers; though India has a heavy military burden, she pays no contribution to the British navy, which protects her seaboard from invasion; the drain of the home charges cannot be very great, as India annually absorbs 6 millions sterling of the precious metals; in 1899-1900, a year of famine, the net imports of gold and silver were 1 3 o millions.
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  • The land slopes gently to the depression from the south, east and north, and into it drain a considerable number of streams, turning the greater part into a morass of reeds and papyrus.
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  • When two blocks of ice are placed loosely together so that the superfluous water which melts from them may drain away, the remaining water draws the blocks together with a force sufficient to cause the blocks to adhere by the process called Regelation.
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  • In the event of a complaint being made to a district council that any drain, closet, privy, ashpit or cesspool is a nuisance or injurious to health, the council may empower their surveyor to enter and examine the premises, and, if the complaint is well founded, they may require the owner to do the necessary works.
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  • The Ingur, TskhenisTskhali, Rion and its tributaries (e.g.th.e Kvirila) are longer, but also in part torrential; they drain the great glacier region between Elbruz and Kasbek.
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  • Its ramifications drain the slopes of the Andes between 12° and 15° of latitude.
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  • The Rovuma, Rufiji, Tana, Juba and Webi Shebeli principally drain the outer slopes of the East African highlands, the last named losing itself in the sands in close proximity to the sea.
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  • Would be the pumpkinseed oil drain in chicago and her siblings.
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  • Doctors treating chronic otitis media (or glue ear) often puncture the eardrum on purpose to drain pus from the middle ear.
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  • Drain well and refresh in cold water to prevent further cooking.
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  • Drain and rinse the beans, and to the pan along with the tomatoes, sugar and herbs.
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  • A number of the gullies drain into roadside ditches which, in general, are not our responsibility to maintain.
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  • Unintentional battery drain is avoided through use of automatic Phantom Power detection and automatic power shut-off on disconnection of the input signal.
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  • Using an adjustable spanner open the square on the drain off valve, water should flow out of the hosepipe !
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  • There is no point swatting mosquitoes, we need to drain the swamp... Greater London is now even Greater.
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  • Scrub them in cold water, drain them, then slice across into thinnish slices.
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  • A trapdoor in the stage covered with a metal drain cover served as the grave of Agamemnon.
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  • Retinal vein occlusion The retinal veins drain away the used blood from the retinal cells.
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  • Drain the spaghetti thoroughly then stir into the sausage mixture and divide between warmed serving bowls.
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  • Having the waterline above grade makes any overflow drain simple.
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  • How do you find good computer games that won't drain your wallet?
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  • If you have a well, filling your pool may drain your well.
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  • If you feel your battery isn't at its full potential, then let the phone drain the battery (leave the phone on until it dies) and then place it on the charger for a full 18 to 24 hours.
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  • If you notice an accumulation of water, simply and carefully tip the cup to drain the water.
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  • Drain in a colander in the sink, and rinse with fresh cool water right away to cool.
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  • This opens up the opportunity for back-to-back pregnancies which can really drain a queen's resources while she trying to rear the current litter.
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  • This will eventually pop and drain, but a doctor should look at the wound.
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  • Any waste from your cat is turned into liquid with a special solution and flushed down the drain.
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  • When this happens they can completely drain your account which can be devastating.
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  • Finally, remember a debit card is linked to your checking account- if fraud occurs it may drain all of your funds.
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  • Using old and inefficient heaters to keep warm in colder weather can be a costly drain on resources, which is why energy efficient space heaters are an attractive alternative.
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  • The compost tumbler should drain quickly if you over water it, but try to avoid wasting water in this manner.
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  • You may think that putting something to sleep or in standby mode is not using any power, but in fact it's a hefty drain.
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  • Most of the oil is poured down the drain, onto the ground, or just tossed in the garbage.
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  • These drains feed directly into rivers and to the sea, therefore any waste that is in a storm drain can potentially end up polluting the ocean.
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  • This means that they do not drain the environment of important natural resources.
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  • First have a professional service drain the CFC (Chlorinated Fluorocarbon) so it, too, can be recycled.
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  • Natural ingredients that are plant, animal or mineral based from plentiful, renewable resources won't harm the environment when they are washed down the drain.
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  • You can also unplug appliances between uses to avoid energy drain when they are not in use.
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  • It stimulates the mucous membranes to drain and thins out the mucous that is being formed.
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  • When choosing colors for your wardrobe here are a few tips coral pink will make you sparkle and look healthy, while blue-pinks such as fuchsia will drain you and look harsh.
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  • Twenty dollars could literally go down the drain with the flick of a wrist.
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  • This allows players to try different games without the stress of a financial drain.
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  • Drain the asparagus so it has a chance to dry.
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  • When the vegetables are tender, drain them with the pasta.
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  • Drain pineapple rings, but reserve 2 T juice.
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  • Brown and drain the sausage and set aside.
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  • Drain and rinse all beans under cool water and allow to drip dry for about half an hour.
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  • Using a slotted spoon remove the rosette from the oil and let the excess oil drain off.
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  • Drain the rosette on a rack placed in a cookie sheet or half sheet pan.
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  • Drain and pat the chicken dry, removing any spices that are stuck to the bird.
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  • Remove from the oil and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
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  • Remove the shallots from the heat and drain them of any excess oil.
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  • This spongy texture can be made firmer, if you drain the water and blot water from the tofu.
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  • Use a colander to drain the water and thoroughly rinse the seeds.
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  • The kit also includes a drain board and 2 oz. of alfalfa seed.
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  • After cooking noodles, drain them and let them cool, chilling in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.
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  • It is rude to drain one's glass after delivering a toast, but taking a sip is customary.
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  • Dealing with a liar is difficult and can drain you emotionally.
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  • Fortunately, you don't have to drain your bank account in order to sail to North America's last frontier.
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  • Drain the potatoes and place in blender or food processor.
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  • Choose to use the drainage container when the unit is set up indoors or go with the premium model that includes an automated rinse and drain system for outdoor use.
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  • A critical base for your stucture, it must drain well and provide steady footing when wet.
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  • The most important thing to remember in raised bed gardening is that raised beds drain a lot faster than conventional gardens.
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  • The holes allow extra water to drain away.
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  • Drain the seeds and spread them out on paper towels to dry.
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  • As long as the container has a hole allowing excess water to drain away and plenty of room for soil so that the plants can spread out their roots, you can try virtually any container.
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  • The slope helps water drain away from the roots of the grape vines.
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  • Many plant grapes on a hillside to allow excess water to drain away.
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  • Be sure to shut off and drain any sprinklers and irrigation systems so water does not freeze in the pipes.
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  • Flood and Drain (Ebb and Flow) - The plant containers sit above the nutrient reservoir.
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  • That amount of money can quickly add up and be a real budget drain for anyone on a tight income.
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  • Aluminum is a thermal conductor, so in cold weather heat will drain out through the sash, as moisture will condense on interior surfaces.
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  • A must-have for any sink is a basket strainer, which helps prevent food from going down the drain while keeping water in the basin.
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  • When upgrading from a single to a double sink, you may be able to add T-fittings to the existing water lines and a Y fitting to the existing drain line.
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  • You can also purchase a matching drain and a prep/bar sink.
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  • According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a showerhead leak can waste as much as 3,000 gallons a year, and that's not just water going down the drain; it's money out of your pocket.
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  • They also come in three standard "rough" sizes, or sizes that fit the drain in your floor.
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  • Clean any drain pans and cooling coils to help keep your system up to par.
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  • It's safe for the fixture, walls and ceiling, but will put an extra drain on the HVAC during the summer months.
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  • Additionally, companies producing organic cotton tend to make an effort to use methods that reduce the energy drain on the planet.
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  • Clay makes it hard for water to drain, and creates an unfriendly environment for plant roots because it's difficult for air to circulate.
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  • You'll want to wash and cull your organic blueberries and drain in a sieve with a bowl underneath to catch ¼ cup of the runoff juice.
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  • Even if the fumes from chemical cleaners are not an issue, these products are going down the drain in homes and businesses.
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  • It should be light and drain quickly to keep the roots from rotting.
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  • Even though you are going to be building raised beds, you will want the site to drain easily.
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  • Some styles do include drain panels to deal with this issue, while others accommodate a cover pump that automatically moves water off the surface of the pool cover when it is detected.
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  • There is no point in wasting your time and energy creating a document that is either not considered valid, or includes costly mistakes that will drain your assets before anyone receives them.
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  • Reverse mortgages grant homeowners admittance to the equity they have built in their homes over the years without the drain of monthly payments.
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  • It's important to add enough LEDs for good lighting, but not so many that you prematurely drain the batteries.
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  • In the second to last room of the Storming the Drain chapter, find and touch the top two platforms in a room near the end to get the briefcase.
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  • The two emulators drain a PC system's power.
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  • Drain the water out of both the water heater and the fresh water tank.
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  • Turn on the faucets in the RV one at a time to flush any sitting water out of them and down the drain.
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  • Once you get back home, place a bucket under the water heater drain (see your manual for the location) and open the valve.
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  • Once all of the water has drained from the water heater tank, close the drain valve.
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  • Once you drain your black and gray water tanks, they should be very clean.
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  • The ropes attract moisture to help drain it away from the hammocks.
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  • For a 20-second clip, the trimmer program takes about 5 minutes, which can drain the battery significantly.
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  • On the iPhone, for example, using the GPS can severely drain the battery, especially on long trips.
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  • Multitasking: Mobile operating systems have had multitasking for years; however, Apple launches a limited and refined multitasking experience that will not drain battery life or cause sluggish performance.
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  • Apple claims that multitasking does not drain the battery life of the iPhone 4.
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  • Biliary atresia is the congenital failure of a fetus to develop an adequate pathway for bile to drain from the liver to the intestine.
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  • Biliary atresia is the congenital absence or closure of the ducts that drain bile from the liver.
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  • Instead, the pulmonary veins drain through abnormal connections to the right atrium.
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  • This channel allows fresh air to reach the middle ear, allows fluid to drain out, and prevents pressure from building up in the middle ear.
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  • People who experience seizures, for example, may be given anticonvulsant drugs, and people who develop fluid on the brain (hydrocephalus) may have a shunt inserted to drain the fluid.
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  • If a septal hematoma is present, the doctor will drain it and pack the nose to prevent subsequent accumulation of blood.
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  • Styes come to a head in about three days when they open and drain.
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  • By allowing the style to break on its own and leak out pus, the sty can drain.
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  • The doctor may also decide to surgically drain the sty by lancing it.
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  • About 10 percent of fetuses with urinary tract obstructions may require prenatal surgery in which a device is placed in the fetus's bladder to drain the urine into the amniotic sac.
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  • Prenatal surgery to drain or remove the cyst is performed only on severely affected fetuses.
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  • A tiny hole was made in the bladder of the fetus and a catheter (a long, thin tube) was inserted to drain the urine directly into the amniotic fluid.
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  • If a large cyst does not have a hard component, procedures called thoracoamniotic shunting or catheter decompression may be used to drain the cyst.
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  • If these do not work, a tube can be inserted to drain off pus or fluid.
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  • If a lymph node becomes very swollen and painful, the family doctor may decide to drain it.
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  • Infected or bloody mucus may then drain from the ear.
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  • In some cases, the doctor may decide to rupture the membrane on purpose, making an incision (myringotomy) that relives pressure, reduces pain, and allows the infection to drain.
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  • Sometimes the doctor may lance a bulging eardrum and place a tympanostomy tube in it to relieve pain and pressure and allow the ear infection to drain before spontaneous rupture occurs.
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  • If blood has accumulated under the nail (subungual hematoma), the doctor may drain it by piercing through the fingernail.
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  • Surgery may be required to drain or remove abscesses that form on internal organs or on shunts or other devices implanted inside the body.
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  • Children develop otitis media because the eustachian tubes that connect the middle ear with the back of the mouth and equalize air pressure and drain fluid are small and easily obstructed.
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  • A small plastic tube is inserted through the eardrum to drain fluid and equalize the air pressure between the middle ear and the ear canal.
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  • As a child grows the eustachian tubes widen and stiffen, allowing air to enter and fluid to drain from the middle ear more efficiently.
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  • They also tend to have concerns about family life, worry about finances, and feel they are a drain on the remaining parent's resources.
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