Definitions for drafter
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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
Drafter, draughtsman or draftsman, can mean two things: ⁕A visual artist who specialises in artistic drawings. ⁕A person who prepares technical drawings and plans under the direction of an architect or engineer. This article is about technical drafters. For the artistic profession, see Drawing.
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