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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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Ms Porksen said last night: "If that ballot paper gets rejected, it will be 431-431, we would have to draw straws.
IF Chelsea's players really are worried about the fact that most neutrals want Manchester United to win the title, why don't they draw straws in the dressing room and get the loser to go and suggest to Jose Mourinho (right) that they start playing more attractive football?
We'll draw straws,'' said McHargue, the 1978 Eclipse Award-winning jockey.
If Browning and Michl remain tied after the recount, they will be called in to draw straws to pick a winner.
AWOULD-BE county councillor defeated by a single vote was denied the chance to draw straws for a place in office after returning officers threw out her complaints of a spoiled ballot paper.
We see them on the monitor then draw straws as to whos going to go in and stop them and its usually me.