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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
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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)
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DRAW

(Direct Read After Write) Reading data immediately after it has been written to check for recording errors.
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With 4:10 left, the Greyhounds were back on the move as Humphrey (18 of 35, 185 yards) connected on successive passes to David Canney (10 receptions, 105 yards) and a 15-yard draw play rush by Youngblood to the 14.
The Indians typically spread the field with three-wide sets, but it was the draw play where Bellerose got the bulk of his yardage.
Leave the enjoyment to the rest of us who relish trying to unravel a 20-runner handicap in which the going and draw play a much more significant part in the result.
YOU need some luck in running to land the 28-runner Stewards' Cup (3.40 Goodwood) but the draw plays an important part.
Gamechangers was breaking the ice in Hong Kong at the 16th attempt when winning a 6f handicap at Happy Valley, and there is no doubt an inside draw played a big part in that narrow victory.
Murrayfield is touted as an option and the Gers boss said: "The way I understood it was the first tie out of the draw plays on Saturday!
The 4-4 draw played out between Al Duhail and Al Kharaitiyat in Round 3 and Al Arabi's 5-4 verdict over Al Sadd in Round 4 were also high-scoring matches.