draught draught  /d ˈræft/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
  2. (n) a large and hurried swallow
  3. (n) a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
  4. (n) the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
  5. (n) a dose of liquid medicine
  6. (n) the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
  7. (v) make a blueprint of

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It would cut 170 miles off the route, allow deep-draught Red vessels to sail into Europe's heart, and reclaim by irrigation the vast, poor Dobruja plain through which it flowed.
  2. The newfangled, shallow-draught gunboats that won the day for Bowring might seem a fitting symbol for Hong Kong, which became an important projection of British power in Asia.
  3. Fresh draught European imports such as Hoegaarden and Duvel fill the thick beer menuperfect for washing down the Hidden Tree's wood-fired pizza.

News

  • Lancer Corporation Features Popular Long-Draw Wine and Cider Dispensing

    Lancer Corporation’s beer dispensers and components meet Technomic's top adult beverage trends by dispensing long-draw wine and cider, without alterations. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Beverage-Dispensers/Draught-Beer-Dispensers/prweb10832363.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "No one can escape the down- draught of the whole market coming down, but we have performed better than our peers," chief executive David Kirk said.
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: David Kirk Source: Nelson Mail

  2. Sebastian Faulks commented: "The Random House Group widget is fantastic, a really brilliant device. The best widget since the original one in the draught Guinness can."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Sebastian Faulks Source: ITNews

  3. "There was a little bit of draught from my side in the second game and my smashes were either hitting the net or landing out. She was also returning all the shuttles which got me tensed," said Saina.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Saina Nehwal Source: Times of India

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