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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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The initial equity Draw Down forms part of an equity and debt subscription agreement (the "MESA") entered into by GeneNews and Milost for up to USD 10m in total proceeds.
Eatonfield's executive chairman Paul Williams said: "If shareholders do not approve the resolutions, the directors will not be able to draw down the remaining funds available and there is likely to be a shortfall in funding.
The ADM automates the draw down process controlling scraper angle, speed, and force.
The Yugoslav leader said that in order for a compromise to be worked out with NATO, he would demand that the alliance withdraw its troops ``now concentrated on our borders in Albania and Macedonia,'' and at the same time he would draw down Serb forces in Kosovo.
If the building is paying taxes already, you can't draw down on the abatement.
Pursuant to the First Amendments, each of the subordinated notes were extended for a period of one year and are now due and payable on April 10, 2011, Aerosonic is no longer obligated to issue shares of its common stock upon each cash draw down on or after February 19, 2010, the expiration dates for the warrants have been extended, the purchase price for warrants issued on or after February 19, 2010 has been increased and the ratio of common shares underlying warrants issuable pursuant to a cash draw down has been reduced.