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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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15 : to write out in proper form <The lawyer drew up her will.
Throughout that same period, though, Drew was not only directing the company's growth but also grooming a team of younger managers who would be prepared to lead FWF into the next phase of growth.
1991-1992 TEI President Reg Kowalchuk (left) receives an Honorary membership from current President Drew Glennie.
That would have been interesting if Drew had been able to snag insider details unavailable to other journalists.
Having decided to spend the 1996 campaign as a House-keteer, Drew covered the 100 hotly contested House races like a Vietnam War correspondent who never strayed far from the comforts of Saigon.
According to Drew, it was a Kennedy aide who first alerted the White House to the potential political problem posed by Guinier's writings; the warning was initially brushed off.