Acronym for direct read after write. A technique used with optical discs to verify the accuracy of information immediately after it has been recorded (written) on the disc. Compare DRDW.
1. The act of drawing or hauling something; SYN. haul, haulage.
2. Anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; or; SYN. lot.
3. A gully that is shallower than a ravine.
Sinonimi: draw poker
1. A card or cards dealt or taken from the pack
2. Poker in which a player can discard cards and receive substitutes from the dealer; SYN. draw poker.
3. The deal in draw poker to improve the players' hands after discarding
Sinonimi: draw play
1. The quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage; SYN. draw play.
2. A slight to moderate and usually intentional hook in golf.
3. A football play that simulates a pass play so a runner can go straight up the middle past the pass rushers
A contest left undecided or deadlocked; tie.
The situation in a contest in which the winner is undecided at the end; SYN. standoff, tie.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: drew, drawn).
1. To make a drawing of; represent by drawing, with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface.
2. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something.
3. To bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition.
4. To make, formulate, or derive in the mind; SYN. make.
5. To move or go steadily or gradually.
6. To write a legal document or paper.
7. To bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover; SYN. pull, pull out, get out, take out.
8. To cause to flow.
9. To choose at random; SYN. cast.
10. To draw responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
11. To contract.
12. To require a specified depth for floating.
13. To steep in or as if in the manner of tea.
14. To select or take in from a given group or region.
15. To reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die.
16. To take liquid out of a container or well; SYN. take out.
17. (Baseball) To earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher; SYN. get.
18. To flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching.
19. To allow a draft.