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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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Both the men's and women's race were hotly contested, with groups attacking, and being drawn back into the Peloton, until a break occurred in the women's race that could not be overcome.
Once the bow is drawn back and the rest is pulled up, the auto system unlocks and pivots out of the way and the arrow is ready for flight.
In perhaps the most powerful scenes in the book, Libby has moments in solitary confinement when she is drawn back to the events that brought her to her current situation.
If you feel good here, open your arms up and out toward the sides, extending through the little finger side of the hand, keeping the shoulder blades drawn back.
And when a previous lover reappears she is drawn back to childhood Norfolk and also to reassess her life.
It will see 3 Commando Brigade and 16 Air Assault Brigade drawn back, leaving only 7th Armoured Brigade in Iraq.
With this inaugural hang ('staging' is perhaps a more accurate word for today's art), visitors seem drawn back, naturally, to the threshold zone between Maltzan's foyer and the inner galleries.
Torn between the past and the future, and his growing attraction for a pretty Irish waitress, Stu is drawn back into the back alleys to exact his revenge on the people who hurt them all those years ago.
Gradually, they are all drawn back to High House, where they played on the beach as children.
Now Dain and her crew have 30 minutes to escape the blast, but as the clock ticks down, she finds herself drawn back -- to the bomb, and something far worse.
When Chief Inspector Wexford spots the cocky figure of Eric Targo in Kinsmarkham, he's drawn back to the beginning of his career and the murder of two young women.