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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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The researchers drew blood from all monkeys prior to any exposure and at other points prior to sacrifice, which occurred 2, 4, 7, or 28 days after the last dosing on day 21.
They drew blood samples 40 minutes and then 8 and 24 hours after each volunteer took the final pill and tested each sample to see how quickly the blood's clot-forming particles, or platelets, would spring into action.
Arafat, one of hundreds of Palestinians who participated in the blood drive, smiled as doctors drew blood from his right arm.
BRAVE Joanne Lees drew blood from the brutal stranger who shot her boyfriend, British backpacker Peter Falconio.