Right of drain


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Right of drain (Law) an easement or servitude by which one man has a right to convey water in pipes through or over the estate of another.
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In literature:

Some wretch of a woman says, 'Do you think the drains are right?
"Man and Wife" by Wilkie Collins
Yet this meant, of course, an illegal interest drain on the city, but that was all right also.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
Suppose that the worker were piling the dishes at the right of the dishpan and also trying to drain them at the same side.
"The American Country Girl" by Martha Foote Crow
We got into a deep discussion on the right way of draining a flat roof.
"The Further Adventures of O'Neill in Holland" by J. Irwin Brown
Away to the right it grew more shallow, and after throwing out numerous channels, rose at last to the level of the moor it drained.
"A Little Wizard" by Stanley J. Weyman
The favourite stronghold of the rat is that portion of the house-drain which opens at right angles into the main sewer.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter

In poetry:

The brother then drained a tall goblet of wine,
And fiercely this answer he made--
'Before like a coward my rights I resign
I'll claim an appeal to the blade.
"The Feud: A Border Ballad" by Adam Lindsay Gordon

In news:

In the summer of 1979, Bert Sugar hired Randy Gordon, whom he called "a clean-cut little guy," to be his right-hand man at The Ring magazine, which was swirling down the drain after being front and center in a ratings scandal.
This case report describes the gradual deterioration of a healthy, highly functioning man who initially presented with a draining right ear.
American Contracting LLC of Fort Collins, Colo. Has been awarded a contract worth $49 million for work to include left upstream blanket repairs and right abutment drains at Pipestem Dam on Pipestem Creek in North Dakota.
A 6-month-old Asian girl was brought to the clinic because of a draining sinus from the dorsum of the right foot for 1 week.
Public Works Director Tim Eriksen said the drainage from the new right-hand turn lane on East Perkins Street was originally expected to be directed to a new storm drain inlet that would eventually lead the water to the Caltrans right of way.

In science:

The electrostatic potential at the left and right most grid points of the source and drain extension regions are calculated self consistently using the floating boundary condition that dV (y )/dy = 0.
Modeling of Nanoscale Devices
To illustrate the role of scattering along the channel, we calculate the drain current as a function of the right boundary of scattering (YR−S catt ) [Svi03].
Modeling of Nanoscale Devices
To understand the large reduction in drain current due to scattering in the right half of the channel, we plot the current density as a function of energy at various cross sections, J (Y , E ). J (Y , E ) shows the energetic redistribution of carriers along the channel.
Modeling of Nanoscale Devices