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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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The cost of tapping rainy-day funds, over time, likely would exceed the amount of the draw-down.
A model is introduced explaining the rubber elastic behavior of sPP fibers with high draw-downs.
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.
Videolocity would like to delay any draw-downs on the SEDA for working capital purposes until the current trading market for the stock, to include the trading volume and the stock price, can provide ample support.
The county's financial position remains pressured by increasing mandated social service costs, contributing to a third consecutive year of fund balance draw-downs.
Such equity draw-downs are entirely at the discretion of HEXS and there are no minimum draw-downs required in the agreements.
The equity draw-downs are at the discretion of FTS and there are no minimum draw-downs required in the agreement.