Draft engine
Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster]

2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The forms draft and draught, in the senses above-given, are both in approved use. [1913 Webster]

{Draft box}, {Draft engine}, {Draft horse}, {Draft net}, {Draft ox}, {Draft tube}. Same as {Draught box}, {Draught engine}, etc. See under {Draught}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Draft — Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster] Note:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft box — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft horse — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft net — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft ox — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft tube — Draft Draft, a. 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as {Draught}; as, a draft horse. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as {Draught}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Draft (boiler) — Draft (as related to a fire tube boiler) is the flow of combustion products going from the firebox, through the boiler and up the stack. Draft may be natural, produced by the rising of the combustion gases in the stack, or by mechanical means,… …   Wikipedia

  • Draft horse — For other uses of the term heavy horse , see Heavy horse. For the Australian sport, see Campdrafting. Shire horse, of typical draft conformation A draft horse (US), draught horse (UK) or dray horse (from the Old English dragan meaning to draw or… …   Wikipedia

  • Draft — For a discussion of British and American spelling differences, see Draught and draft. Contents 1 Watercraft dimensions 2 Selection processes 3 …   Wikipedia

  • Draft Riots — Affiche officielle du recrutement, New York 23 juin 1863. Les Draft Riots (en français : « Émeutes de la conscription »), que l on nomme à l époque Draft Week[1] (en français : « Semain …   Wikipédia en Français

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