draw

(redirected from drawn fire)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.

References in periodicals archive ?
But their claim has already drawn fire from other scholars, including Dr.
The bill has already drawn fire from public utilities, such as National Grid and Con Edison, which would be forced to pay so-called prevailing wages to service workers under contract in their facilities.
The fundraising has drawn fire as institutional investors were initially excluded from plans to raise pounds 3bn through the issue of reserve capital instruments (RCIs) to the Middle Easterners.
But the New Jersey Public Health Council's decision late last year to require the vaccine for preschoolers and children in day care has drawn fire from some parents, who want to be able to choose whether their children receive vaccinations.
Beijing has drawn fire after its deadly crackdowns on peaceful demonstrations against Chinese rule in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa on March 14.
The move has drawn fire from football veterans including Dave Bassett.