drafting drafting  /d ˈræf tɪŋ/


  1. (n) writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
  2. (n) the craft of drawing blueprints
  3. (n) the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams



  1. Of the 15 members of the drafting committee, a bare majorityeightwere Mondale supporters.
  2. Iraq's drafting committee has been trying to crank one out in half that time.
  3. Next he got down to the serious business of drafting a decree covering deposits of foreign money in Chile.


  1. BUCKS BEAT: Franklin could be in Bucks' draft picture

    If there was any doubt about the Milwaukee Bucks’ interest in drafting Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, they were emphatically dispelled last week.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  2. Fantasy Football: Boom or Bust Projections for the Carolina Panthers

    Fantasy football is around the corner and it won't be long before leagues all around the world begin drafting their teams.  The Carolina Panthers offer a few names of interest going into the new season, but they may lack the luster of players from more high-profile teams. Make no mistake: The Panthers are a team that is on the road to improving, and their roster looks to produce a few playmakers ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Cowboys WR Terrance Williams on playing in his hometown, facing RGIII

    The Cowboys bolstered their WR corps by drafting local product Terrance Williams back in April - Williams, born and raised in Dallas and who played collegiately at Baylor, spoke with SB Nation's Dan Rubenstein at the 2013 NFLPA Rookie Premiere to discuss beating UCLA in the 2012 Holiday Bowl, his old QB who now plays for the division rival Redskins, and who he sees winning Rookie of the Year in ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Philly.com


  1. "I knew what I was bringing to the table. I'm pretty sure those guys knew by drafting me," Peterson said. "I came in with the attitude to just contribute any way I could. Get in game shape and be valuable to play."
    on Oct 21, 2005 By: Adrian Peterson Source: 940 News

  2. "They're going to help us right away," Roy said. "They can come into the NBA right away and play. I'm just excited about sitting back and knowing our general manager has the choice of drafting either Kevin Durant or Greg Oden. Either one, you...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Brandon Roy Source: SI.com

  3. "Tony is not only familiar with our veteran players, but also with our young players having been an integral part of the scouting and drafting process," West said in a statement.
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Jerry West Source: Forbes

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