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Main Entry: 1draft
Pronunciation: primarystressdraft, primarystressdradotft
Function: noun
1 a : the act of pulling or hauling b : the thing or amount pulled
2 : the act or an instance of drinking or inhaling; also : the portion drunk or inhaled at one time
3 a : something represented in words or lines : DESIGN, PLAN b : a quick sketch, outline, or version from which a final work is produced <a rough draft of the essay>
4 a : the act of drawing out liquid (as from a barrel) b : a portion of liquid drawn out
5 : the depth of water required for a ship to float when loaded
6 : a picking of persons for required military service
7 : an order (as a check) issued by one party to another (as a bank) to pay money to a third party
8 a : a current of air b : a device to regulate an air supply (as in a stove)
- on draft : ready to be drawn from a container

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