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draw

(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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Kearns, with every eye upon him, looked at his two-card draw, counted the other three to dispel any doubt of holding more than five cards, and wrote on a betting slip.
He likewise examined his draw and counted his five cards.
I had the best hand before the draw, and I still guess I got it.
Mebbe this is a case where a hunch after the draw is better'n the hunch before," Kearns remarked; "wherefore duty says, 'Lift her, Jack, lift her,' and so I lift her another five thousand.
I was in nine thousand before the draw, and I saw and raised eleven thousand--that makes thirty.
That happened after an 11th hour rush to snap up numbers for Wednesday's draw.
Everyone is invited to join in and you can draw, doodle, sketch, paint or just make marks with meaning, to celebrate the importance of drawing and visual literacy.
How to Draw opens to a main menu that allows users to choose between drawing on screen, drawing step-by-step according to a drawing instruction, and a coloring book.
League Two Evs Rochdale (365, Boyles) v 13-5 York (Boyles), 12-5 draw (365); Evs Torquay (365) v 11-4 Dagenham & Redbridge (Boyles), 12-5 draw (365, Boyles); 5-4 Wycombe (365) v 21-10 Bristol Rovers (Boyles), 9-4 draw (365, Boyles).
draw on 1 : to make use of something <The story draws on old legends.
During the early stage of sketching, the diagram is required to fold the 'self' into the drawing, so that the link between the physical work, the imagination that draws it and the ethical responsibility that regulates it, are one and the same thing.
Sisylia: I like to draw anything from daily life, scenery, activities of human, but not portraits.