Definition of storm drain in English:

storm drain

Line breaks: storm drain
(US storm sewer)


  • A drain built to carry away excess water in times of heavy rain.
    More example sentences
    • Rain turned the dirt to mud, clogging a storm drain and allowing water to pool in the road.
    • In this case, run off from the roof drains went into the storm drain and out into Parkside Creek.
    • As a consequence, less water runs straight to storm sewers over-taxed by heavy rains.

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