General English

General Science


  • noun an order for money to be paid by a bank
  • verb to make a first rough plan of a document


  • The drawing power of air and gases through a chimney flue.
  • A note similar to a check except that banks will not cash it without certain preliminary processing. A draft takes 10 to 14 days to "clear," or be guaranteed by the bank.
  • A smooth strip worked on a stone surface to be used as a guide for finishing the surface.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a rough form of something written, drawn or planned
  • noun a written order for money to be transferred from one bank to another


  • noun a method of selecting men for compulsory military service
  • noun a group of newly conscripted recruits