Definitions for drafter
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a drawing, sketch, or design.
a preliminary form of any writing, subject to revision, refinement, etc.
the act of drawing.
a current of air in any enclosed space, esp. in a room or chimney.
a device for regulating the current of air in a fireplace, etc.
an act of drawing or pulling loads.
something that is drawn or pulled; a haul.
an animal or team of animals used to pull a load.
Category: Animal Husbandry
the force required to pull a load.
the taking of supplies, money, etc., from a given source.
a selection of persons, as by lot, for military service, an athletic team, etc.
Category: Military, Sport
the persons so selected.
a bill of exchange.
beer or ale drawn from a cask.
an act of drinking or inhaling.
something that is drunk or inhaled; a drink or dose.
the depth to which a vessel is immersed when bearing a given load.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a quantity of fish caught.
Metall. the slight taper given to a pattern so that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold.
a line or border chiseled at the edge of a stone, to serve as a guide in leveling the surfaces.
Category: Building Trades
to draw or pull.
to select by draft, as for military service.
Category: Military, Common Vocabulary
(v.i.)to work as a draftsman.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Sports.to ride or drive close behind, as a bicycle or automobile, so as to benefit from the reduction in wind resistance created behind the leader.
(adj.)used for drawing loads:
a draft horse.
drawn from a cask rather than served from a bottle.
being a preliminary outline or sketch.
Idioms for draft:
on draft,available to be drawn from a cask:
beer on draft.
Category: Idiom, Viniculture/Winemaking
Origin of draft:
1150–1200; c. OHG traht, ON drāttr; akin to OE dragan to draw
a writer of a draft
a person who prepares technical drawings and plans
a person who prepares drafts
a person who writes a legislative bill