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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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Quinn drew stumps in that sphere when fourth behind subsequent Grade One winner Ruacana last December and Moidore should be nicely freshened up for the totepool.
Gentlemen drew stumps upon the outbreak of the First World War but cricket continued through the war years in parts of Yorkshire including Halifax and the Calder Valley.
Coral and Bet365 seemed to run to more attractive margins, but any idea that pre-match liabilities might throw in a wonky price late on can be dismissed - particularly in the case of Coral, whose in-running service drew stumps a full 15 minutes before the final whistle.