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
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
Origin: [The same as draft, the spelling with gh indicating an older pronunciation. See Draft, n., Draw.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dräft, n. act of drawing: force needed to draw: the act of drinking: the quantity drunk at a time: outline of a picture: that which is taken in a net by drawing: a chosen detachment of men: a current of air: the depth to which a ship sinks in the water.—v.t. (more commonly Draft), to draw out.—n. Draught′-en′gine, the engine over the shaft of a coal-pit.—n.pl. Draught′-hooks, large iron hooks fixed on the cheeks of a cannon-carriage.—ns. Draught′-house (B.), a sink, privy; Draught′iness; Draught′-net, a drag-net.—n.pl. Draughts, a game in which two persons make alternate moves (draughts) on a checkered board, called the Draught′board, with pieces called Draughts′men—U.S. checkers, Scot. dambrod.—n. Draughts′man (see Draftsman).—adj. Draught′y, full of draughts or currents of air. [M. E. draht—A.S. dragan, to draw. See Drag, v., and Draw.]
The numerical value of draught in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of draught in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- течение, шашки, глътка, теглене, газене, дърпанеBulgarian
- corrent, dama, tiro, calat, correntiaCatalan, Valencian
- ponor, lok, průvan, kámenCzech
- Luftzug, Tiefgang, Schluck, Zugluft, Zug, DurchzugGerman
- dama, corriente, trago, corriente de aire, tiro, caladoSpanish
- پیش نویسPersian
- syväys, ilmavirta, kulaus, huikka, vetoFinnish
- gorgée, courant d'airFrench
- gaoth tro tholl, tarraing, struth-gaoithScottish Gaelic
- huzat, vontatás, bábu, húzás, kortyHungarian
- trazione, refolo, pescaggio, pedina, sorsata, corrente d'aria, boccata, tiro, spiffero, sorsoItalian
- slok, tocht, teug, diepgangDutch
- łyk, zanurzenie, przeciągPolish
- [[corrente]] [[de]] [[ar]], caladoPortuguese
- глоток, осадка, шашкаRussian
- promaja, promahaSerbo-Croatian
- drag, bricka, djupgående, klunkSwedish
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