What is draft?

  • (verb): Draw up an outline or sketch for something.
    Example: "Draft a speech"
    Synonyms: outline
    See also — Additional definitions below


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Draft - Other Uses
... Draft , gust or breeze of wind felt indoors from a leak in the construction of a building or from incompletely shut windows or doors ... chimney of gases from combustion Mechanical draft, incoming flow of air to burn fuel for a boiler or engine Sight draft, or time draft, an order for the payment of money by a banker Draft document, a version ...
Draft (sports) - North America - MLB Draft
... Main article Major League Baseball Draft Major League Baseball holds two drafts each year ... In June, the First-Year Player Draft, MLB's entry draft, takes place ... The draft lasts up to 50 rounds ...
International Conference On Harmonisation Of Technical Requirements For Registration Of Pharmaceutic - Process - Step 3: Regulatory Consultation and Discussion
... The draft becomes subject of consultation in the three regions ... It is published in the European Union (as draft CHMP or CVMP guideline), Japan (after translation by MHLW), and the USA (as draft guideline in the Federal Register) and ... for companies, associations and authorities in non-ICH regions to comment on the draft, which is distributed by IFPMA and WHO ...
Draft (sports) - North America - WNBA Draft
... Main article WNBA Draft Every spring, the WNBA Draft is held at league headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey ... From 2005 to 2008, the Draft was held in the city that hosted the NCAA Women's Final Four ... The draft is currently three rounds long with each of the 12 teams in the league (trades aside) getting three picks each ...
Draft (sports)
... A draft is a process used to allocate certain players to sports teams ... In a draft, teams take turns selecting from a pool of eligible players ... The best-known type of draft is the entry draft, which is used to allocate players who have recently become eligible to play in a league ...

More definitions of "draft":

  • (noun): A dose of liquid medicine.
    Example: "He took a sleeping draft"
    Synonyms: draught
  • (noun): A preliminary sketch of a design or picture.
    Synonyms: rough drawing
  • (noun): A regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace.
  • (noun): Preliminary version of a written work.
    Synonyms: draft copy
  • (noun): A serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg.
    Example: "They served beer on draft"
    Synonyms: draught, potation, tipple
  • (noun): A current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle).
    Synonyms: draught
  • (noun): The depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded).
    Synonyms: draught
  • (noun): The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.
    Synonyms: draught, drawing

Famous quotes containing the word draft:

    News is the first rough draft of history.
    Philip L. Graham (1915–1963)

    Why not draft executive and management brains to prepare and produce the equipment the $21-a-month draftee must use and forget this dollar-a-year tommyrot? Would we send an army into the field under a dollar-a-year General who had to be home Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays?
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.
    Amos Oz (b. 1939)