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mains

  1. plural of main

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mains (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Britain) The domestic electrical power supply.
    I plugged it into the mains and it blew up!
  2. The pipes of a centralized water supply that transport the water to individual buildings.
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mains

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of main

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Etymology 2Edit

Related to manse.

NounEdit

mains (plural mains)

  1. (Scotland) The farm attached to a mansion house.

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mains f

  1. plural of main

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minus.

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mains m (plural mains)

  1. (Jersey, mathematics) minus sign