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(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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We all know that a good photographer can make a small room look large by adjusting the angle that the camera is held (``Glitzy police station draws fire,'' Daily News, July 13).
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The New York Post also quoted Brown, who said that RU-486 results in the "destruction of innocent human persons" ("Decision by FDA draws fire," New York Post, September 29, 2000).