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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 patient's mother is a biologist and was aware that her daughter had sustained a needlestick injury while drawing blood from a patient in whom malaria was suspected.
As Carney pinned him to the wall of a lift in a block of flats he whacked the thief with his walking stick, drawing blood.
and colleagues drawing blood from meeting registrants.
ISSUE: Often, those who have the responsibility for drawing blood have inadequate experience and training in the correct procedures.
revised instructions for drawing blood from patients with vascular access devices;
The most challenging situations healthcare professionals face when drawing blood samples for laboratory testing include geriatric, oncology, pediatric, needle-phobic, obese, and intensive-care patients.
As they had done in previous experiments, the researchers remedied this by drawing blood from the primates at regular intervals to thin the remaining blood enough to circulate properly.
In some ways, it's like drawing blood from a turnip,'' Dunleavy said.
It is intent on drawing blood from any of our staff who try to approach the house and most recently a postwoman fled in fear.
A spokesman said: "This cat is intent on drawing blood.