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Meaning of DRAINAGE AREA

Pronunciation:  'dreynij'ehreeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the geographical area draining into a river or reservoir
 
 Synonyms: catchment area, catchment basin, drainage basin
 
 See Also: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Total land area draining to any point in a stream, as measured on a map, aerial photo or other horizontal, two-dimensional projection. (See also catchment area; watershed; basin.)
 

 

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