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Drain vs Release - What's the difference?

drain | release |


In lang=en terms the difference between drain and release

is that drain is to draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to exhaust while release is to lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.

As nouns the difference between drain and release

is that drain is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume while release is the event of setting (someone or something) free (eg hostages, slaves, prisoners, caged animals, hooked or stuck mechanisms).

As verbs the difference between drain and release

is that drain is to lose liquid while release is to let go (of); to cease to hold or contain or release can be to lease again; to grant a new lease of; to let back.

Drain vs Effuse - What's the difference?

drain | effuse |


In lang=en terms the difference between drain and effuse

is that drain is to draw off by degrees; to cause to flow gradually out or off; hence, to exhaust while effuse is to leak out through a small hole.

In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between drain and effuse

is that drain is (obsolete) to filter while effuse is (obsolete) effusion; loss.

As nouns the difference between drain and effuse

is that drain is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume while effuse is (obsolete) effusion; loss.

As verbs the difference between drain and effuse

is that drain is to lose liquid while effuse is to emit; to give off.

As an adjective effuse is

poured out freely; profuse.

Drain vs Dissipate - What's the difference?

drain | dissipate |


As verbs the difference between drain and dissipate

is that drain is to lose liquid while dissipate is to drive away, disperse.

As a noun drain

is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

Drain vs Waste - What's the difference?

drain | waste |


As verbs the difference between drain and waste

is that drain is to lose liquid while waste is .

As a noun drain

is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

Drain vs Sap - What's the difference?

drain | sap |


As nouns the difference between drain and sap

is that drain is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume while sap is wax.

As a verb drain

is to lose liquid.

Drain vs Consume - What's the difference?

drain | consume |


As verbs the difference between drain and consume

is that drain is to lose liquid while consume is .

As a noun drain

is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

Drain vs Remove - What's the difference?

drain | remove |


As nouns the difference between drain and remove

is that drain is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume while remove is the act of removing something.

As verbs the difference between drain and remove

is that drain is to lose liquid while remove is (label) to move something from one place to another, especially to take away.

Vent vs Drain - What's the difference?

vent | drain |


As a numeral vent

is .

As a noun drain is

a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

As a verb drain is

to lose liquid.

Drain vs Excrete - What's the difference?

drain | excrete |


As verbs the difference between drain and excrete

is that drain is to lose liquid while excrete is .

As a noun drain

is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

Drain vs Nuzzle - What's the difference?

drain | nuzzle |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between drain and nuzzle

is that drain is (obsolete) to filter while nuzzle is (obsolete) to nestle; to house, as in a nest.

As verbs the difference between drain and nuzzle

is that drain is to lose liquid while nuzzle is to touch someone or something with the nose.

As a noun drain

is a conduit allowing liquid to flow out of an otherwise contained volume.

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