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draught 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
  1. blueprint: make a blueprint of
  2. draft: a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"
  3. gulp: a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single gulp"
  4. draft: a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
  5. draft: the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially when loaded)
  6. draft: a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft"
  7. The draft (or draught) of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained. ...
  8. Draughts (British English) or checkers (American English) is a group of abstract strategy board games between two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over the enemy's pieces. Draughts developed from alquerque. ...
  9. (Draughting) The process of adjusting the flow of air through the firebox, tubes and out through chimney to make the most efficient use of the coal.
  10. (draughts) (drahfts) n. 1. The game of checkers. 2. Wind currents prevented by double glazing. (The English do not have a word ``drafts'').
  11. (draughts) the game of checkers; derived from movement
  12. vertical distance between the waterline and the keel. Figures quoted refer to a fully-laden vessel.
  13. The depth of water which a vessel requires to float her.
  14. The depth of a ship below the waterline. This can vary depending on the cargo and passengers she is carrying.
  15. beer drawn into a glass or pitcher from a keg or cask, normally by electric or hand pump. Often noticeably different in character and condition to the same beer from a bottle
  16. Depth from waterline to vessel's bottom, maximum/deepest unless otherwise specified.
  17. A method of serving beer that involves a keg pressurized by carbon dioxide, which drives the beer to a faucet.
  18. A full and flavorsome beer displaying a clean, crisp taste with a subtle "bitter" flavor. Displays a good head with a fresh, bright color.
  19. Vertical distance from water line to bottom of keel.
  20. Depth to which a ship is immersed in water. The depth varies according to the design of the ship and will be greater or lesser depending not only on the weight of the ship and everything on board, but also on the density of the water in which the ship is lying (sea water is denser than fresh water).
  21. British spelling of draft (draughtboard, draughtsman, etc).
  22. The plans for construction of a ship, showing at least hull cross-sections and water-lines (horizontal sections). Draughts were often at 1:48 scale (quarter of an inch to a foot). ...
  23. a drink from a container of liquid.  Bigger than a sip but (a bit) smaller than an outright gulp.
  24. the beveling of a surface in a constant direction in order to make it mouldable. Depending on the material, texture, and geometry, a minimum angle will be required for all surfaces in order to injection mould or cast the part.
  25. current of air indoors; traction; drawing of liquor from a cask