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... Michigan consists of two peninsulas that lie between 82°30' to about 90°30' west longitude, and are separated by the Straits of Mackinac, and some nearby islands ... With the exception of two small areas that are drained by the Mississippi River by way of the Wisconsin River in the Upper Peninsula and by way of the Kankakee-Illinois River in the Lower Peninsula, Michigan is drained by the Great Lakes-St ...
... The panchayat is mostly drained by Pozhuthana river and the streamlets draining into it ... The panchayat area is moderately well drained to well drained and exhibits a dendritic drainage pattern ...
... Since formed, Lake Shafer has been drained in 1965, 1975, 1985, and 1995, so repair work could be made to the Norway Dam. ... It was announced that in late April 2008, Lake Shafer will be drained once again for repairs to the Norway Dam ... It will be drained 3 feet the weekend of April 26-27, and six feet by May 3-4 ...
... The first "round" of the fight lasted until one person was drained of all three sections, upon which one section of the bar would disappear, and the remaining two would refill ... Once those two were drained, the second section would be dropped, with the last one refilled ... The match was finally over when one player had been drained of this last section of life ...
... In Edinburgh - Gogarloch - drained Nor Loch — now filled in The Meadows - former Burghloch In Ayrshire - Fail Loch - drained in the late 1840s ... Loch Brand - a loch of only around 2ha, drained in 1780 and found to contain a crannog ... Loch Brown - a loch of 60 acres near Mauchline, mostly drained in the 19th century ...
More definitions of "drained":
- (adj): Emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid).
Example: "A drained marsh"; "a drained tank"; "a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything"
- (adj): Drained of electric charge; discharged.
Example: "Left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained"
Famous quotes containing the word drained:
“Before we drained out one anothers force
With lies, self-denial, unspoken regret
And the sick eyes that blame; before the divorce
And the treachery.”
—William Dewitt Snodgrass (b. 1926)
“The television screen, so unlike the movie screen, sharply reduced human beings, revealed them as small, trivial, flat, in two banal dimensions, drained of color. Wasnt there something reassuring about it!that human beings were in fact merely images of a kind registered in one anothers eyes and brains, phenomena composed of microscopic flickering dots like atoms. They were atomsnothing more. A quick switch of the dial and they disappeared and who could lament the loss?”
—Joyce Carol Oates (b. 1938)
“For men tied fast to the absolute, bled of their differences, drained of their dreams by authoritarian leeches until nothing but pulp is left, become a massive, sick Thing whose sheer weight is used ruthlessly by ambitious men. Here is the real enemy of the people: our own selves dehumanized into the masses. And where is the David who can slay this giant?”
—Lillian Smith (18971966)