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Draw vs. Flooding

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Drawverb

(heading) To move or develop something.

Floodingverb

present participle of flood

Drawverb

To sketch; depict with lines; to produce a picture with pencil, crayon, chalk, etc. on paper, cardboard, etc.

Floodingnoun

An act of flooding; a flood or gush.

Drawverb

To deduce or infer.

‘He tried to draw a conclusion from the facts.’;

Floodingnoun

Emotional overwhelm sometimes leading to a primal state of rage or panic.

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Drawverb

(intransitive) (of drinks, especially tea) To leave temporarily so as to allow the flavour to increase.

‘Tea is much nicer if you let it draw for three minutes before pouring.’;

Floodingnoun

The filling or covering with water or other fluid; overflow; inundation; the filling anything to excess.

Drawverb

(transitive) To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, etc.

‘to draw money from a bank’;

Floodingnoun

An abnormal or excessive discharge of blood from the uterus.

Drawverb

To take into the lungs; to inhale.

Floodingnoun

a technique used in behavior therapy; client is flooded with experiences of a particular kind until becoming either averse to them or numbed to them

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Drawverb

(used with prepositions and adverbs) To move; to come or go.

‘We drew back from the cliff edge.’; ‘The runners drew level with each other as they approached the finish line.’; ‘Draw near to the fire and I will tell you a tale.’;

Floodingadjective

overfull with water;

‘swollen rivers and creeks’;

Drawverb

(transitive) To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.

Drawverb

To withdraw.

Drawverb

(archaic) To draw up (a document).

‘to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange’;

Drawverb

(heading) To exert or experience force.

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Drawverb

(transitive) To drag, pull.

Drawverb

(intransitive) To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling.

‘This horse draws well.’; ‘A ship's sail is said to draw when it is filled with wind.’;

Drawverb

To pull out (as a gun from a holster, or a tooth).

‘They drew their swords and fought each other.’;

Drawverb

To undergo the action of pulling or dragging.

‘The carriage draws easily.’;

Drawverb

(archery) To pull back the bowstring and its arrow in preparation for shooting.

Drawverb

(of curtains, etc.) To close.

‘You should draw the curtains at night.’;

Drawverb

(of curtains, etc.) To open.

‘She drew the curtains to let in the sunlight.’;

Drawverb

(cards) To take the top card of a deck into hand.

‘At the start of their turn, each player must draw a card.’;

Drawverb

To remove or separate or displace.

Drawverb

To extract a liquid, or cause a liquid to come out, primarily water or blood.

‘draw water from a well;’; ‘draw water for a bath;’; ‘the wound drew blood’;

Drawverb

To drain by emptying; to suck dry.

Drawverb

(figurative) To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.

Drawverb

To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.

‘A ship draws ten feet of water.’;

Drawverb

To work as an epispastic; said of a blister, poultice, etc.

Drawverb

To have a draught; to transmit smoke, gases, etc.

‘A chimney or flue draws.’;

Drawverb

(analogous) To consume, for example, power.

‘The circuit draws three hundred watts.’;

Drawverb

(heading) To change in size or shape.

Drawverb

To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch.

‘to draw a mass of metal into wire’;

Drawverb

(intransitive) To become contracted; to shrink.

Drawverb

(heading) To attract or be attracted.

Drawverb

To attract.

‘The citizens were afraid the casino would draw an undesirable element to their town.’; ‘I was drawn to her.’;

Drawverb

To induce a reticent person to speak.

‘He refused to be drawn on the subject’;

Drawverb

(hunting) To search for game.

Drawverb

To cause.

Drawverb

(intransitive) To exert an attractive force; (figurative) to act as an inducement or enticement.

Drawverb

(Usually as draw on or draw upon): to rely on; utilize as a source.

‘She had to draw upon her experience to solve the problem.’;

Drawverb

To disembowel.

‘He will be hanged, drawn and quartered.’;

Drawverb

To end a game in a draw (with neither side winning).

‘We drew last time we played.’; ‘I drew him last time I played him.’; ‘I drew my last game against him.’;

Drawverb

A random selection process.

Drawverb

To select by the drawing of lots.

‘The winning lottery numbers were drawn every Tuesday.’;

Drawverb

(transitive) To win in a lottery or similar game of chance.

‘He drew a prize.’;

Drawverb

(poker) To trade in cards for replacements in draw poker games; to attempt to improve one's hand with future cards. See also draw out.

‘Jill has four diamonds; she'll try to draw for a flush.’;

Drawverb

(curling) To make a shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.

Drawverb

(cricket) To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket.

Drawverb

(golf) To hit (the ball) with the toe of the club so that it is deflected toward the left.

Drawverb

(billiards) To strike (the cue ball) below the center so as to give it a backward rotation which causes it to take a backward direction on striking another ball.

Drawnoun

The result of a contest in which neither side has won; a tie.

‘The game ended in a draw.’;

Drawnoun

The procedure by which the result of a lottery is determined.

‘The draw is on Saturday.’;

Drawnoun

Something that attracts e.g. a crowd.

Drawnoun

(cricket) The result of a two-innings match in which at least one side did not complete all their innings before time ran out. Different from a tie.

Drawnoun

(golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves intentionally to the left. See hook, slice, fade.

Drawnoun

(curling) A shot that lands in the house without hitting another stone.

Drawnoun

(geography) A dry stream bed that drains surface water only during periods of heavy rain or flooding.

Drawnoun

(colloquial) Cannabis.

Drawnoun

In a commission-based job, an advance on future (potential) commissions given to an employee by the employer.

Drawnoun

(poker) A situation in which one or more players has four cards of the same suit or four out of five necessary cards for a straight and requires a further card to make their flush or straight.

Drawnoun

(archery) The act of pulling back the strings in preparation of firing.

Drawnoun

(sports) The spin or twist imparted to a ball etc. by a drawing stroke.

Drawverb

To cause to move continuously by force applied in advance of the thing moved; to pull along; to haul; to drag; to cause to follow.

‘He cast him down to ground, and all alongDrew him through dirt and mire without remorse.’; ‘He hastened to draw the stranger into a private room.’; ‘Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?’; ‘The arrow is now drawn to the head.’;

Drawverb

To influence to move or tend toward one's self; to exercise an attracting force upon; to call towards itself; to attract; hence, to entice; to allure; to induce.

‘The poetDid feign that Orpheus drew trees, stones, and floods.’; ‘All eyes you draw, and with the eyes the heart.’;

Drawverb

To cause to come out for one's use or benefit; to extract; to educe; to bring forth; as: (a) To bring or take out, or to let out, from some receptacle, as a stick or post from a hole, water from a cask or well, etc.

‘The drew out the staves of the ark.’; ‘Draw thee waters for the siege.’; ‘I opened the tumor by the point of a lancet without drawing one drop of blood.’;

Drawverb

To pull from a sheath, as a sword.

‘I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.’;

Drawverb

To remove the contents of

‘Sucking and drawing the breast dischargeth the milk as fast as it can generated.’;

Drawverb

To extract; to force out; to elicit; to derive.

‘Spirits, by distillations, may be drawn out of vegetable juices, which shall flame and fume of themselves.’; ‘Until you had drawn oaths from him.’;

Drawverb

To extract the bowels of; to eviscerate; as, to draw a fowl; to hang, draw, and quarter a criminal.

‘In private draw your poultry, clean your tripe.’;

Drawverb

To take into the lungs; to inhale; to inspire; hence, also, to utter or produce by an inhalation; to heave.

‘Drew, or seemed to draw, a dying groan.’;

Drawverb

To obtain from some cause or origin; to infer from evidence or reasons; to deduce from premises; to derive.

‘We do not draw the moral lessons we might from history.’;

Drawverb

To extend in length; to lengthen; to protract; to stretch; to extend, as a mass of metal into wire.

‘How long her face is drawn!’; ‘And the huge Offa's dike which he drew from the mouth of Wye to that of Dee.’;

Drawverb

To take or procure from a place of deposit; to call for and receive from a fund, or the like; as, to draw money from a bank.

‘Provided magistracies were filled by men freely chosen or drawn.’;

Drawverb

To run, extend, or produce, as a line on any surface; hence, also, to form by marking; to make by an instrument of delineation; to produce, as a sketch, figure, or picture.

Drawverb

To represent by lines drawn; to form a sketch or a picture of; to represent by a picture; to delineate; hence, to represent by words; to depict; to describe.

‘A flattering painter who made it his careTo draw men as they ought to be, not as they are.’; ‘Can I, untouched, the fair one's passions move,Or thou draw beauty and not feel its power?’;

Drawverb

To write in due form; to prepare a draught of; as, to draw a memorial, a deed, or bill of exchange.

‘Clerk, draw a deed of gift.’;

Drawverb

To require (so great a depth, as of water) for floating; - said of a vessel; to sink so deep in (water); as, a ship draws ten feet of water.

Drawverb

To withdraw.

‘Go wash thy face, and draw the action.’;

Drawverb

To trace by scent; to track; - a hunting term.

Drawverb

To play (a short-length ball directed at the leg stump) with an inclined bat so as to deflect the ball between the legs and the wicket.

Drawverb

To leave (a contest) undecided; as, the battle or game was drawn.

Drawverb

To pull; to exert strength in drawing anything; to have force to move anything by pulling; as, a horse draws well; the sails of a ship draw well.

Drawverb

To draw a liquid from some receptacle, as water from a well.

‘The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep.’;

Drawverb

To exert an attractive force; to act as an inducement or enticement.

‘Keep a watch upon the particular bias of their minds, that it may not draw too much.’;

Drawverb

To have efficiency as an epispastic; to act as a sinapism; - said of a blister, poultice, etc.

Drawverb

To have draught, as a chimney, flue, or the like; to furnish transmission to smoke, gases, etc.

Drawverb

To unsheathe a weapon, especially a sword.

‘So soon as ever thou seest him, draw; and as thou drawest, swear horrible.’;

Drawverb

To perform the act, or practice the art, of delineation; to sketch; to form figures or pictures.

Drawverb

To become contracted; to shrink.

Drawverb

To move; to come or go; literally, to draw one's self; - with prepositions and adverbs; as, to draw away, to move off, esp. in racing, to get in front; to obtain the lead or increase it; to draw back, to retreat; to draw level, to move up even (with another); to come up to or overtake another; to draw off, to retire or retreat; to draw on, to advance; to draw up, to form in array; to draw near, draw nigh, or draw towards, to approach; to draw together, to come together, to collect.

Drawverb

To make a draft or written demand for payment of money deposited or due; - usually with on or upon.

‘You may draw on me for the expenses of your journey.’;

Drawverb

To admit the action of pulling or dragging; to undergo draught; as, a carriage draws easily.

Drawverb

To sink in water; to require a depth for floating.

Drawnoun

The act of drawing; draught.

Drawnoun

A lot or chance to be drawn.

Drawnoun

the act of drawing a lot or chance.

Drawnoun

A drawn game or battle, etc; a tied game; a tie.

Drawnoun

That part of a bridge which may be raised, swung round, or drawn aside; the movable part of a drawbridge. See the Note under Drawbridge.

Drawnoun

The result of drawing, or state of being drawn;

Drawnoun

That which is drawn or is subject to drawing.

Drawnoun

a gully that is shallower than a ravine

Drawnoun

an entertainer who attracts large audiences;

‘he was the biggest drawing card they had’;

Drawnoun

the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided;

‘the game ended in a draw’; ‘their record was 3 wins, 6 losses and a tie’;

Drawnoun

anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random;

‘the luck of the draw’; ‘they drew lots for it’;

Drawnoun

a playing card or cards dealt or taken from the pack;

‘he got a pair of kings in the draw’;

Drawnoun

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer;

‘he tooks lessons to cure his hooking’;

Drawnoun

(American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage

Drawnoun

poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer;

‘he played only draw and stud’;

Drawnoun

the act of drawing or hauling something;

‘the haul up the hill went very slowly’;

Drawverb

cause to move along the ground by pulling;

‘draw a wagon’; ‘pull a sled’;

Drawverb

get or derive;

‘He drew great benefits from his membership in the association’;

Drawverb

make a mark or lines on a surface;

‘draw a line’; ‘trace the outline of a figure in the sand’;

Drawverb

make, formulate, or derive in the mind;

‘I draw a line here’; ‘draw a conclusion’; ‘draw parallels’; ‘make an estimate’; ‘What do you make of his remarks?’;

Drawverb

bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover;

‘draw a weapon’; ‘pull out a gun’; ‘The mugger pulled a knife on his victim’;

Drawverb

represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface;

‘She drew an elephant’; ‘Draw me a horse’;

Drawverb

take liquid out of a container or well;

‘She drew water from the barrel’;

Drawverb

give a description of;

‘He drew an elaborate plan of attack’;

Drawverb

select or take in from a given group or region;

‘The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population’;

Drawverb

elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.;

‘The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans’; ‘The comedian drew a lot of laughter’;

Drawverb

suck in or take (air);

‘draw a deep breath’; ‘draw on a cigarette’;

Drawverb

move or go steadily or gradually;

‘The ship drew near the shore’;

Drawverb

remove (a commodity) from (a supply source);

‘She drew $2,000 from the account’; ‘The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank’;

Drawverb

choose at random;

‘draw a card’; ‘cast lots’;

Drawverb

in baseball: earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher;

‘He drew a base on balls’;

Drawverb

bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition;

‘She was drawn to despair’; ‘The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum’; ‘The session was drawn to a close’;

Drawverb

cause to flow;

‘The nurse drew blood’;

Drawverb

write a legal document or paper;

‘The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office’;

Drawverb

engage in drawing;

‘He spent the day drawing in the garden’;

Drawverb

move or pull so as to cover or uncover something;

‘draw the shades’; ‘draw the curtains’;

Drawverb

allow a draft;

‘This chimney draws very well’;

Drawverb

require a specified depth for floating;

‘This boat draws 70 inches’;

Drawverb

pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him;

‘in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes’;

Drawverb

take in, also metaphorically;

‘The sponge absorbs water well’; ‘She drew strength from the minister's words’;

Drawverb

direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes;

‘Her good looks attract the stares of many men’; ‘The ad pulled in many potential customers’; ‘This pianist pulls huge crowds’; ‘The store owner was happy that the ad drew in many new customers’;

Drawverb

thread on or as if on a string;

‘string pearls on a string’; ‘the child drew glass beads on a string’; ‘thread dried cranberries’;

Drawverb

pull back the sling of (a bow);

‘The archers were drawing their bows’;

Drawverb

guide or pass over something;

‘He ran his eyes over her body’; ‘She ran her fingers along the carved figurine’; ‘He drew her hair through his fingers’;

Drawverb

finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.;

‘The teams drew a tie’;

Drawverb

contract;

‘The material drew after it was washed in hot water’;

Drawverb

reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die;

‘draw wire’;

Drawverb

steep; pass through a strainer;

‘draw pulp from the fruit’;

Drawverb

remove the entrails of;

‘draw a chicken’;

Drawverb

flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching;

‘draw steel’;

Drawverb

cause to localize at one point;

‘Draw blood and pus’;

Drawverb

produce (a picture or diagram) by making lines and marks on paper with a pencil, pen, etc.

‘he drew a map’;

Drawverb

produce an image of (someone or something) by making lines and marks on paper

‘I asked her to draw me’; ‘you're at art college, you must be able to draw’;

Drawverb

trace or produce (a line or mark) on a surface

‘she drew a wavering line down the board’;

Drawverb

pull or drag (something such as a vehicle) so as to make it follow behind

‘a cart drawn by two horses’;

Drawverb

pull or move (something) in a specified direction

‘I drew back the blanket and uncovered the body’;

Drawverb

gently pull or guide (someone) in a specified direction

‘‘David,’ she whispered, drawing him aside’;

Drawverb

move somewhere in a slow steady way

‘the train drew in to the station’;

Drawverb

come to or arrive at a point in time or in a process

‘the campaign drew to a close’;

Drawverb

pull (curtains) shut or open

‘do you want me to draw the curtains?’;

Drawverb

make (wire) by pulling a piece of metal through successively smaller holes.

Drawverb

extract (an object) from a container or receptacle

‘he drew his gun and peered into the gloomy apartment’;

Drawverb

take or obtain (liquid) from a container or receptacle

‘he drew off a pint of bitter’; ‘a wheel was built to draw water from the well’;

Drawverb

run (a bath)

‘I would have been drawing his bath’;

Drawverb

obtain something from (a particular source)

‘an independent panel of judges drawn from members of the public’;

Drawverb

select (a ticket or name) randomly to decide winners in a lottery, opponents in a sporting contest, etc.

‘she drew a ticket and announced the number but no one claimed it’;

Drawverb

use (one's experience, talents, or skills) as a resource

‘Sue has a lot of past experience to draw on’;

Drawverb

obtain or withdraw (money) from a bank or other source

‘now I just draw out a spending allowance every week’;

Drawverb

search (cover) for game

‘many a time she had seen the hounds draw such a covert’;

Drawverb

(of the declarer) force the defenders to play (cards in a particular suit) by leading cards in that suit

‘before establishing his diamonds, declarer must draw trumps’;

Drawverb

suck smoke from (a cigarette or pipe)

‘she drew heavily on her cigarette’;

Drawverb

(of a chimney, flue, or fire) allow air to flow in and upwards freely, so that a fire can burn

‘failure of a fire to draw properly can have a number of causes’;

Drawverb

take in (a breath)

‘Mrs Feather drew a long breath’;

Drawverb

(of tea) be left standing so that the flavour is extracted from the leaves

‘a pot of tea is allowed to draw’;

Drawverb

disembowel

‘after a mockery of a trial he was hanged, drawn, and quartered’;

Drawverb

be the cause of (a specified response)

‘he drew criticism for his lavish spending’;

Drawverb

attract (someone) to come to a place or an event

‘you really drew the crowds with your playing’;

Drawverb

induce (someone) to reveal or do something

‘he refused to be drawn on what would happen’;

Drawverb

direct or attract (someone's attention) to something

‘it was an outrage and we had to draw people's attention to it’; ‘a bright red instantly draws the eye’;

Drawverb

reach (a conclusion) by deduction or inference from a set of circumstances

‘the moral to be drawn is that spending wins votes’;

Drawverb

formulate or perceive (a comparison or distinction)

‘the law drew a clear distinction between innocent and fraudulent misrepresentation’;

Drawverb

select (a ticket or name) randomly to decide winners in a lottery, opponents in a sporting contest, etc.

‘she drew a ticket and announced the number but no one claimed it’;

Drawverb

finish (a contest or game) with an even score

‘they drew 0–0 in 1974’; ‘Brazil had drawn a stormy match 1–1’;

Drawverb

(in bowls) cause (a bowl) to travel in a curve determined by its bias to the desired point.

Drawverb

hit (the ball) so that it deviates slightly, usually as a result of spin

‘he had to learn to draw the ball—not least for the tee shots at Augusta’;

Drawverb

(of a ship) require (a specified depth of water) to float in

‘boats that draw only a few inches of water’;

Drawverb

(of a sail) be filled with wind

‘as the sail drew, he put the helm over to circle back’;

Drawnoun

an act of selecting names randomly to decide winners in a lottery, opponents in a sporting contest, etc.

‘the draw has been made for this year's tournament’;

Drawnoun

a game or contest that ends with the score even

‘he scored twice to force a 4–4 draw’;

Drawnoun

a game which is left incomplete for lack of time, regardless of the scores.

Drawnoun

a person or thing that is very attractive or interesting

‘the museum has turned out to be a big draw for school children in the city’;

Drawnoun

an act of drawing on a cigarette or cigar

‘she took a long draw on her cigarette’;

Drawnoun

cannabis

‘they're dropping Es and smoking draw’;

Drawnoun

an act of pulling a gun from its holster in order to shoot

‘he went for the quick draw and levelled a long-barrelled pistol at all of us’;

Drawnoun

a shot causing the ball to deviate slightly

‘most high handicappers would benefit from a controlled draw’;

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