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draft board

  

      n     (U.S)   a tribunal responsible for the selection of personnel liable for compulsory military service  
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draft  
      n  
1    a plan, sketch, or drawing of something  
2    a preliminary outline of a book, speech, etc.  
3       another word for       bill of exchange  
4    a demand or drain on something  
5    the divergent duct leading from a water turbine to its tailrace  
6      (U.S.)   selection for compulsory military service  
7    detachment of military personnel from one unit to another  
8      (Commerce)   an allowance on merchandise sold by weight  
9    a line or narrow border that is chiselled on the surface of a stone to serve as a guide for levelling it  
10      (Austral. and N.Z.)   a group of livestock separated from the rest of the herd or flock  
      vb   tr  
11    to draw up an outline or sketch for something  
to draft a speech     
12    to prepare a plan or design of  
13    to detach (military personnel) from one unit to another  
14      (Chiefly U.S.)   to select for compulsory military service  
15    to chisel a draft on (stone, etc.)  
16      (Austral. and N.Z.)  
a    to select (cattle or sheep) from a herd or flock  
b    to select (farm stock) for sale  
      n  
      vb  
17       the usual U.S. spelling of       draught       1--8, 11  
     (C16: variant of draught)  
  drafter      n  


bank draft  
      n   a cheque drawn by a bank on itself, which is bought by a person to pay a supplier unwilling to accept a normal cheque,   (Also called)    bankers cheque  
draft board  
      n     (U.S)   a tribunal responsible for the selection of personnel liable for compulsory military service  
draft dodger  
      n     (U.S)   one who evades compulsory military service  
draft-quality printing  
      n     (Computing)   low-quality, high-speed output in printed form from a printer linked to a word processor  
   Compare       letter-quality printing  

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draft

  

      vb  
1    compose, delineate, design, draw, draw up, formulate, outline, plan, sketch  
      n  
2    abstract, delineation, outline, plan, preliminary form, rough, sketch, version  
3    bill     (of exchange)   cheque, order, postal order  

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n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
Any person, including a captain, who is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship and whose normal place of work is on a ship.
n.
Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly—sometimes called "Assisted Living" or "Board and Care" facilities
n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
[Leg.];[Bus.]
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