Definition of draining board in English:

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draining board

Pronunciation: /ˈdreɪnɪŋ bɔːd/


A sloping grooved board or surface on which washed dishes are left to drain into an adjacent sink.
Example sentences
  • The ‘Fairy’ was used for such jobs as getting grime out of clothing, washing the draining board of the sink, and cleaning the necks of you boys visiting on holiday!
  • Stainless steel kitchen sinks with deep washbowls and grooved draining boards, made washing up much easier after a meal.
  • You stack the silverware, the plates, the glasses away neatly in their designated places, wipe down the sink and the draining boards and give a big sigh.

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