Definitions for draughtdræft, drɑft
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
draughtdræft, drɑft(n.; v.t.; v.i.; adj.)
Ref: draft .
draft, draught, potation, tipple(noun)
a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
"they served beer on draft"
gulp, draft, draught, swig(noun)
a large and hurried swallow
"he finished it at a single gulp"
a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
a dose of liquid medicine
"he took a sleeping draft"
draft, draught, drawing(verb)
the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
blueprint, draft, draught(verb)
make a blueprint of
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
The action or an act of pulling something along, especially a beast of burden, vehicle or tractor.
The act of drawing.
That which is drawn.
That which draws.
Capacity of being drawn.
A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle).
The depth below the water line to the bottom of a vessel's hull.
An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow.
She took a deep draught from the bottle of water.
The act of drawing in a net for fish.
A game piece used in the game of draughts.
A type of beer, brewed using a top-fermenting yeast; ale.
Beer drawn from a cask or keg rather than a bottle or can.
A dose of medicine in liquid form.
A drawing or picture.
Origin: From dræht, from drahtiz.
the act of drawing or pulling
the act of moving loads by drawing, as by beasts of burden, and the like
the drawing of a bowstring
act of drawing a net; a sweeping the water for fish
the act of drawing liquor into the mouth and throat; the act of drinking
a sudden attack or drawing upon an enemy
the act of selecting or detaching soldiers; a draft (see Draft, n., 2)
the act of drawing up, marking out, or delineating; representation
that which is drawn
that which is taken by sweeping with a net
the force drawn; a detachment; -- in this sense usually written draft
the quantity drawn in at once in drinking; a potion or potation
a sketch, outline, or representation, whether written, designed, or drawn; a delineation
an order for the payment of money; -- in this sense almost always written draft
a current of air moving through an inclosed place, as through a room or up a chimney
that which draws
a team of oxen or horses
a sink or drain; a privy
a mild vesicatory; a sinapism; as, to apply draughts to the feet
capacity of being drawn; force necessary to draw; traction
the depth of water necessary to float a ship, or the depth a ship sinks in water, especially when laden; as, a ship of twelve feet draught
an allowance on weighable goods. [Eng.] See Draft, 4
a move, as at chess or checkers
the bevel given to the pattern for a casting, in order that it may be drawn from the sand without injury to the mold
see Draft, n., 7
used for drawing vehicles, loads, etc.; as, a draught beast; draught hooks
relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air
used in making drawings; as, draught compasses
drawn directly from the barrel, or other receptacle, in distinction from bottled; on draught; -- said of ale, cider, and the like
to draw out; to call forth. See Draft
to diminish or exhaust by drawing
to draw in outline; to make a draught, sketch, or plan of, as in architectural and mechanical drawing
Translations for draught
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a movement of air, especially one which causes discomfort in a room or which helps a fire to burn
We increase the heat in the furnace by increasing the draught; There's a dreadful draught in this room!
- تَيّار هَواءArabic
- corrente de arPortuguese (BR)
- tah; průvanCzech
- der ZugGerman
- corriente de aireSpanish
- جریان هوا؛ کورانFarsi
- tirage, courant d'airFrench
- רוּח פְּרָצִיםHebrew
- हवा का झोंकाHindi
- propuh, promajaCroatian
- gerakan udaraIndonesian
- súgur, trekkurIcelandic
- tiraggio; corrente d'ariaItalian
- 외풍, 통풍Korean
- traukimas, skersvėjisLithuanian
- grakan udaraMalay
- جریان هوا؛ کورانPersian
- د هوا جريانPashto
- corrente de arPortuguese
- тяга; сквознякRussian
- ťah; prievanSlovak
- vleka; prepihSlovenian
- hava akımı, cereyanTurkish
- 一陣風(尤指穿堂風、助火燃燒的煽風)Chinese (Trad.)
- осадка; водотоннажністьUkrainian
- ہوا کی تیز رو جو اندر آۓUrdu
- gió lùa; luồng hơiVietnamese
- 气流，穿堂风Chinese (Simp.)
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