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draw

1. US and Canadian a small natural drainage way or gully
2. a defect found in metal castings due to the contraction of the metal on solidification

draw

[drȯ]
(engineering)
To haul a load.
(metallurgy)
A fissure or pocket in a casting formed when the supply of molten metal is inadequate during solidification.
To remove a pattern from a foundry flask.
(mining engineering)
To remove timber supports, allowing overhanging coal to fall down for collection.
To allow ore to run down chutes from stopes, chambers, or ore bins.
To collect broken coal in trucks.
To hoist coal, rock, ore, or other materials to the surface.
The horizontal distance to which creep extends on the surface beyond the stopes.

DRAW

[drȯ]
(computer science)

DRAW

(Direct Read After Write) Reading data immediately after it has been written to check for recording errors.
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Drew was preparing to play in a California/Florida all-star game at Mt.
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front row) Deb Lange, Ray Rossi, Assistant Treasury Secretary Para Olson, President Drew Glennie, Judy Zelisko, and Lisa Norton.
Drew does neither her readers nor McCain any favors by putting the man on a pedestal.
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Meanwhile, tailback Chris Markey, who replaced Drew in the backfield, saw his workload cut in last week's loss to Washington State as the coaching staff gave backups Derrick Williams and Chane Moline more carries.
Purged by Tina Brown (just thinking about it has me humming "Rule Britannia"), Drew rebounded by continuing her dispatches from the conventional-wisdom front in hardcover form.
One of TV's longest running comedies, The Drew Carey Show is a fast-paced half-hour series, which depicts life through the eyes of comedian Drew Carey and his life-long gang of Cleveland friends.
The Dodgers could run into a bigger problem if Drew's quadriceps strain keeps him out for more than a day, although both Drew and Little said Drew's removal from the game Wednesday was precautionary.
Mark Francis, chief curator of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and cocurator of this show (with Dieter Koepplin), characterizes this gap as a "long hiatus" in the career of an artist who drew regularly his entire life, but I would argue that Warhol's period of not drawing is crucially significant, that his not drawing in fact holds the answer to what drawing meant for him when he did draw.