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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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This press release contains certain statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of Section 27a of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and that involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to statements made relating to the terms of the Secured Convertible Debentures, our ability to draw down on the SEDA, the results of our polymer platinate program, the results of preclinical and clinical studies for our polymer platinate products, projected royalty and milestone payments, the OraDisc(TM) program including manufacturing, marketing and sales of the product, and our ability to achieve milestones and near-term positive cash flow our expected commercial and development milestones in 2005 and our planned expansion of our commercial activities in the US and Europe.
Despite the obvious attractions of draw down , it is not a replacement for annuity purchase because the level of income depends on the underlying value of a specificindividual's investment pot which may itself vary in value.
Although we entered the heating season with high gas-in-storage levels, early cold weather caused a net draw down of 755 bcf in November and December compared to a net draw down of only 144 bcf one year ago.
Generex has not found it necessary, nor do we see the need moving forward to draw down any funds under the equity draw down facility with Tradersbloom.
The draw down has dropped the lake level about six feet below normal, leaving the lake dry in some areas," Plonski said.
5% of Santarus' market capitalization at the time of the draw down of such tranche, subject to certain conditions.
Guernsey & Company, an Oklahoma City based firm, have estimated draw down of natural gas between 41 and 48 billion cubic feet (BCF) for the last week in March although the normal draw down has averaged less than 15 BCF in recent years.
Azimuth) for gross proceeds of C$5 million pursuant to the exercise of a draw down under the terms of its equity draw down facility.