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Definition of draining board noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

draining board

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
(British English) (North American English drainboard
BrE BrE//ˈdreɪnbɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdreɪnbɔːrd//
 
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the area next to a kitchen sink where cups, plates, etc. are put for the water to run off, after they have been washed More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet.