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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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I suspect the American isn't so much interested in the hand-written note, but is buying into the glorious fantasy that the Iron Lady regularly "handbagged" (and hopefully drew blood from) Tory wets like Geoffrey Howe, Ken Clarke and Douglas Hurd with the very best Italian leather.
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To find out the extent and nature of the differences in gene activity in people's blood, Relman and his colleagues drew blood from 75 healthy people and extracted a molecule called RNA.
We winced at Rick Honeycutt's ill-fated attempt to doctor baseballs with a thumbtack taped to a finger, a plan that went awry when he carelessly rubbed his forehead and drew blood.