Definition of drainboard in English:

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drainboard

Pronunciation: /ˈdreɪnbɔːd/

noun

North American term for draining board.
Example sentences
  • At the back of the drainboard, smack in the middle of the dishcloth, a small brown roach waved his antennae sluggishly-sick, no doubt, confusing his nights and days.
  • The first mission she gave herself was to wash out the empty fish bowl and leave it on the drainboard to dry.
  • And speaking of space, there is also the option of commercial-grade restaurant sinks that can be more than six feet long including drainboards.

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