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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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But all too soon they draw back in and away we For me global warming seems a good idea If it means I will be warmer all through the year With no expensive gas bills left for me to pay Perhaps I will be happy then every single day.
Apart from the duty draw back recommendation and cotton export related issues he announced that 3 mills of National Textiles Corporations (NTC) will be inaugurated in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka.
He termed the Custom authorities' demands for original Gumrak against duty draw back illogical because it is unavailable with exporters themselves and retained by authorities in Afghanistan.
On receiving the tip-off, the staff of the Regional Office, Karachi, intercepted three 40 ft and two 20 ft containers declared as printed Valuer Fabrics and cotton viscose fabrics under duty draw back claim under computerized system, for export to UAE.
Other countries send their lawbreakers back to Britain if they are of British origin, sometimes after they have been resident in those countries for 30 or 40 years, and yet we draw back from returning people who break the law here to their country of origin because it may offend their human rights.
2 : to set or draw back in readiness for some action <Watch how I cock my arm to throw.
Susie Little, of CwmCalon, Ystrad Mynach, was said to be thrilled to hear about her win after entering the draw back in July.
After the twists are poses that draw back the shoulders and open up the heart center.
My objective is to get the company established, get it up and running, get the momentum going, and then begin to draw back, but I think that's going to take a couple of years," he said.