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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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Since then he has completed a hat-trick and is sure to be staying on when others have drawn stumps.
We've all seen too many good horses packed in those wiggly bits of polystyrene throughout their racing careers, and then whisked off to the rogering sheds before they're metaphorically out of short trousers, so Lord Derby could have escaped with barely a murmur of public dissent if he'd done the sensible thing and drawn stumps with Ouija Board once she'd clouted two Classics and a Breeders' Cup to the boundary last year.
He had originally drawn stumps at the end of the 1992/93 season when still with David Barons, who had trained him to Aintree glory.