Emptying vs Draining - What's the difference?

emptying | draining |


As verbs the difference between emptying and draining

is that emptying is present participle of to empty while draining is .

As nouns the difference between emptying and draining

is that emptying is the act by which something is emptied while draining is the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers.

As an adjective draining is

that drains.

emptying

English

Verb

(head)
  • Present participle of to empty.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is emptied.
  • The bucket under the leaky roof needs frequent emptyings .

    draining

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That drains
  • Noun

    (-)
  • the practice of exploring drains, tunnels, or sewers