Definition of undrained in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˌənˈdrānd/


Not emptied of water; not drained: undrained marshes
More example sentences
  • Many streams in the world's arid and semiarid regions run only intermittently and empty into broad, undrained basins known as playas, where they deposit their sediment and dissolved minerals.
  • Where woods existed near undrained marsh or bog, a traveller's difficulties were enhanced.
  • There is no air in a peat bog and, therefore, undrained peat is made up of 90% water.

Words that rhyme with undrained

ingrained, self-contained, self-restrained, self-sustained, unascertained, unconstrained, undertrained, unexplained, unfeigned, unrestrained, unstained, unstrained, unsustained, untrained

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·drained

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.