(v. t.) To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.
(v. t.) To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.
(v. t.) To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc.
(v. t.) To pull from a sheath, as a sword.
(v. t.) To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.
(v. t.) To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.
(v. t.) To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank.
(v. t.) To take from a box or wheel, as a lottery ticket; to receive from a lottery by the drawing out of the numbers for prizes or blanks; hence, to obtain by good fortune; to win; to gain; as, he drew a prize.
(v. t.) To select by the drawing of lots.
(v. t.) To remove the contents of
(v. t.) To drain by emptying; to suck dry.
(v. t.) To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.
(v. t.) To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.
(v. t.) To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.
(v. t.) To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture.
(v. t.) To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe.
(v. t.) To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.
(v. t.) To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; -- said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water.
(v. t.) To withdraw.
(v. t.) To trace by scent; to track; -- a hunting term.
(v. i.) To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.
(v. i.) To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.
(v. i.) To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.
(v. i.) To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; -- said of a blister, poultice, etc.
(v. i.) To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.
(v. i.) To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.
(v. i.) To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.
(v. i.) To become contracted; to shrink.
(v. i.) To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; -- with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, nigh, or towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect.
(v. i.) To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; -- usually with on or upon.
(v. i.) To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.
(v. i.) To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.
(n.) The act of drawing; draught.
(n.) A lot or chance to be drawn.
(n.) A drawn game or battle, etc.
(n.) That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.
(1) By drawing from the pathophysiology, this article discusses a multidimensional approach to the treatment of these difficult patients.
(2) The presently available data allow us to draw the following conclusions: 1) G proteins play a mediatory role in the transmission of the signal(s) generated upon receptor occupancy that leads to the observed cytoskeletal changes.
(3) Keep it in the ground campaign Though they draw on completely different archives, leaked documents, and interviews with ex-employees, they reach the same damning conclusion: Exxon knew all that there was to know about climate change decades ago, and instead of alerting the rest of us denied the science and obstructed the politics of global warming.
(4) We are drawing back the curtains to let light into the innermost corridors of power."
(5) When she died in 1994, Hopkins-Thomas and his mother – Jessie’s niece – were gifted the masses of drawings and poems Knight had collected over the years.
(6) Human figure drawings of 12 pediatric oncology patients were significantly smaller in height, width, and area than were drawings of 12 school children and 12 pediatric general surgery patients paired for sex and age.
(7) Broad-based secular comprehensives that draw in families across the class, faith and ethnic spectrum, entirely free of private control, could hold a new appeal.
(8) Martin O’Neill spoke of his satisfaction at the Republic of Ireland’s score draw in the first leg of their Euro 2016 play-off against Bosnia-Herzegovina – and of his relief that the match was not abandoned despite the dense fog that descended in the second half and threatened to turn the game into a farce.
(9) Celebrity woodlanders Tax breaks and tree-hugging already draw the wealthy and well-known to buy British forests.
(10) The patient with the right posterior lesion could not recognize handwriting, was prosopagnosic and topographagnosic, but had no difficulty in reading, lipreading, or in recognizing stylized drawings.
(11) It is the way these packages are constructed by a small cabal of longstanding advisers, drawing on the mechanics of game theory, that has driven the exponential increases in value over the past two decades.
(12) The record includes postoperative drawings of the intraoperative field by Dr. Cushing, a sketch by Dr. McKenzie illustrating the postoperative sensory examination, and pre- and postoperative photographs of the patient.
(13) This paper, which draws on the author's experience as chairman of the Committee on Health Care for Homeless People of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), describes what is known about the characteristics of homeless persons and the causes of homelessness, and about the health status of homeless persons, which is often not very good (but not significantly worse, it would appear, than that of other low-income persons).
(14) Strict precautions are necessary to prevent the catastrophic events resulting from inadvertent gentamicin injection; such precautions should include precise labeling of all injectable solutions on the surgical field, waiting to draw up injectable antibiotics until the time they are needed, and drawing up injectable antibiotics under direct physician observation.
(15) A 76-year-old British national has been held in an Iranian jail for more than four years and convicted of spying, his family has revealed, as they seek to draw attention to the plight of a man they describe as one of the “oldest and loneliest prisoners in Iran”.
(16) So Fifa left that group out and went ahead with the draw – according to legend, plucking names from the Jules Rimet trophy itself – and, after Belgium were chosen but decided not to participate, Wales came out next.
(17) By moving an electronic pen over a digitizing tablet, the subject could explore a line drawing stored in memory; on the display screen a portion of the drawing appeared to move behind a stationary aperture, in concert with the movement of the pen.
(18) On examples from their own practice the authors draw attention to the that the diagnosis and treatment of this disease is not always as straightforward as might appear from the literature.
(19) Consequently, assaying the enterobacteriaceae contents is not suitable to draw any reliable conclusions upon the salmonellae contents of fishmeal.
(20) Taken together, her procedural memory on learning tasks, such as "Tower of Hanoi" and mirror drawing, was intact.
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(1) One of the ACB patients died of drowing, while three others had recurring angina pectoris symptoms.
(2) In cases of accidental drowing in sea water the osmotic gradient is in inverse: the electrolytes of aspirated salt water diffuse in the circulation, whereas the blood serum and the plasma albumin pass into the alveoli.
(3) The likely effect of New Zealand's 1987, Fencing of Swimming Pools Act in preventing these drowings, had it been in effect, is considered.