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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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When I went in for the tackle on a draw play, the lineman came to hit me on my knee and my leg went up under me, so basically my leg folded and I fell down right there,'' said Stewart, who was granted a fifth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
Wallace scored late in the first quarter on a 50-yard run on a draw play to open the scoring.
With Soto not a factor in the middle, Saugus repeatedly went to a draw play that resulted in Brett Draimin rushing for 169 yards.
Hart Unified School District in a prevent defense, clever Harry Welch called a draw play.
But Thousand Oaks could only temporarily slow Hart's high-powered offense, which broke open a 21-7 game with two third-quarter touchdowns - the backbreaker on Brecht's 55-yard touchdown run on a draw play.
Serra sealed the win on the first play of the fourth quarter as Kevin Boyer rushed 62 yards for a score on a third-and-20 draw play.