• (adj): Having a debilitating effect.
    Synonyms: exhausting

Some articles on draining:

Sump (cave) - Exploration Past A Sump - Draining
... Some manuals also mention the use of explosives or other forms of force to empty sumps, but the ecological damage done to the fragile cave environment usually rules out the use of such methods. ...
Dural Arteriovenous Fistula - Classification - Type II
... Such draining veins form venous varices or aneurysms which can bleed ... The treatment may involve embolization of the draining sinus as well as clipping or embolization of the draining veins ...
Lake Amik - Draining
... Draining and reclamation of areas around the lake commenced in 1940, in order to free land for growing cotton and to eliminate malaria ... There have increasingly been reports that the draining of Lake Amik has caused severe environmental damage ...
Draining And Development Of The Everglades - Drainage
... open to cultivation immense tracts of rich vegetable soil? Could the waterpower, obtained by draining, be improved to any useful purpose? Would such draining render the country unhealthy?.. ... in relation to the practicability and probable expense of draining the everglades of Florida." From this directive Secretary of the Treasury Robert J ... those with experience in the Everglades on the feasibility of draining them, saying that he had been told two or three canals to the Gulf of Mexico would be sufficient ...
Lake Cascade - Sport Fish Restoration
... of Fish and Game (IDFG) proposed draining Lake Cascade to facilitate the removal of pikeminnow and the addition of sport fish, such as perch ... Bureau of Reclamation manages the reservoir and estimated the draining could take place over the course of a year at a cost of $100,000 to $300,000 ... its application for an Environmental Impact Statement studying the drawdown citing “that the draining of Lake Cascade is not a viable option for sport fish restoration.” ...

Famous quotes containing the word draining:

    The Universal Soul, as it is called, has an interest in the stacking of hay, the foddering of cattle, and the draining of peat-meadows.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)