Definition of MAINS

noun : MAINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage ;

Adjective : MAINS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) most important element; "the chief aim of living"; "the main doors were of solid glass"; "the principal rivers of America"; "the principal example"; "policemen were primary targets"; "the master bedroom"; "a master switch" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb" ;

  • 3. (

    ) of force; of the greatest possible intensity; "by main strength" ;


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