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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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Impressive victories over Spain and Latvia, plus a draw away to Denmark, in Euro 2008 qualifying have lifted Lawrie Sanchez's side to 45th.
Earlier Real were held to a 2-2 draw away to Sevilla.
Sutton United moved into third place with a goaless draw away at Kynoch.
After seeing his Anfield heroes force a creditable draw away to a Porto side who have now gone a year since losing on their own ground in any competition, the Liverpool manager immediately played down the euphoria.
It's not going to draw away from what I have to do in the fight,'' he said.
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