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drawdown

[′drȯ‚dau̇n]
(graphic arts)
In inkmaking, a procedure for obtaining a rough estimation of a color shade in which a small sample of ink is placed on a piece of paper and spread with a spatula to yield a thin film of ink.
(hydrology)
The magnitude of the change in water surface level in a well, reservoir, or natural body of water resulting from the withdrawal of water.
(petroleum engineering)
The difference between the static and the flowing bottom-hole pressure.

drawdown

The distance by which the groundwater level is lowered as a result of pumping.
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SE reserves the right to source any draw-down services at its discretion either through this contract, competitively or through other existing framework agreements.
He said there were still questions about the "speed" and "trajectory" of the draw-down, but added: "But nobody is really questioning that and now all the planning is within the context of the draw-down.
As part of the draw-down, US forces gave Iraqis control over the prison formerly known as Camp Cropper last week.
Indeed, after reviewing city finances in September, Moody's Investor Services and Standard & Poor's both expressed concern that reserves were "thin" after draw-downs in 2006.
By increasing the draw-down rate from 5 percent, much higher failure rates were experienced than in the original simulation.
The spinning draw-down is defined as the ratio between the fineness (in units of tex = weight in grams per km length) of an unwound as spun fiber and the fineness of the wound fiber.
Often, the Lease gives the landlord a relatively broad draw-down right, but the terms of the "draft" required by the L/C itself to be submitted to the issuing bank as the condition to a draw may restrict draws to, e.
The note authorizes a $3 million draw-down immediately upon signing, with the balance required to be drawn down during a one-year period.
The draw-down of these facilities was made necessary by the decision of banks holding approximately $500 million, not to renew.
Given the inventory draw-down we are now experiencing, as well as continued softness in key pool equipment markets, particularly Florida and Southern California, sales from the fourth quarter 2006 early buy program are now projected to be below our previous expectations and $30 to $60 million lower than the fourth quarter 2005," Hogan said.
Maturity date is the earlier of 30 June 2014 or the first draw-down under a project financing/equity funding of the Project;
However, to eliminate any questions or concerns on the part of our ALF502 operating customers, we initiated a draw-down plan to retire high time/cycle disks from the operating fleet," said Noel Nightingale, Lycoming's director of Turbofan programs.