Business / Construction / Perimeter Drain: 3' or 4' perforated plastic pipe that goes around the perimeter (either inside or outside) of a foundation wall (before backfill) and collects and diverts ground water away from the foundation. Generally, it is 'daylighted' into a sump pit inside the home, and a sump pump is sometimes inserted into the pit to discharge any accumulation of water.
Drain Noun Synonyms: ditch, channel, trench, culvert, conduit, pipe, gutter, outlet, watercourse, sewer, cloaca
Drain Verb Synonyms: consume,e up, exhaust, sap, deplete, bleed, strain, tax, spend, weaken, debilitate, impair, cripple
Perimeter Noun Synonyms: boundary, border, borderline, margin, periphery, limit(s), bounds, ambit, circumference, edge, verge, fringe(s), literary bourn or bourne
Business / Construction / Drain Tile: A perforated, corrugated plastic pipe laid at the bottom of the foundation wall and used to drain excess water away from the foundation. It prevents ground water from seeping through the foundation wa MORE
Entertainment / Basketball / Perimeter: The area beyond the foul circle away from the basket, including 3-point line, from which players take long-range shots. MORE