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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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Draw the Line came out of a local band that played blues and rock and "was leaning to Aerosmith tribute," Byrnes said.
I hate to see any language added to laws that try to set a standard to control excessive use because wherever you draw the line, you'll be drawing in the wrong place.
They should know where to draw the line between formal writing and conversational writing.
I simply draw the line at speaking Spanish in a business that is on U.
As this union leader sees it: "It's the degree of practising the religion -- that's where we draw the line.
Rules for the actual use of that technology "are going to be determined by the regulatory bodies and by the Congress, as they decide where they want to draw the line," Quigg added.