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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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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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The Rovers striker was dismissed for two yellow cards in the final moments of the 1-1 draw away to Tottenham - the second apparently for foul and abusive language to Styles.
LIONEL MESSI rescued a point for Barcelona as they snatched a 1-1 draw away to Werder Bremen in Group A.
In Division Three Parkonians gained a draw away to promoted Ashton on Mersey but Port Sunlight went under by 62 runs at Castrol.
FALKIRK moved 14 points ahead after the top of the First Division despite only managing a 2-2 draw away to fourth place Airdrie United.