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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 draft /ˈdræft, ˈdrɑft/
 (v.)草稿,草圖,起草通風,氣流,穿堂風拖,拽,牽引徵兵,徵集

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 draft /ˈdræft/ 名詞
 抽引,牽引,拖曳,排氣,通風,齒槽,斜度,製圖,穿堂風,草圖,頓服劑,頓服量,飲劑

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 draft
 初稿; 草稿

From: Network Terminology

 draft
 草稿 製圖

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Draft n.
 1. The act of drawing; also, the thing drawn. Same as Draught.
    Everything available for draft burden.   -- S. G. Goodrich.
 2. Mil. A selecting or detaching of soldiers from an army, or from any part of it, or from a military post; also from any district, or any company or collection of persons, or from the people at large; also, the body of men thus drafted.
    Several of the States had supplied the deficiency by drafts to serve for the year.   --Marshall.
 3. An order from one person or party to another, directing the payment of money; a bill of exchange.
    I thought it most prudent to defer the drafts till advice was received of the progress of the loan.   -- A. Hamilton.
 4. An allowance or deduction made from the gross weight of goods.
 5. A drawing of lines for a plan; a plan delineated, or drawn in outline; a delineation. See Draught.
 6. The form of any writing as first drawn up; the first rough sketch of written composition, to be filled in, or completed. See Draught.
 7. Masonry (a) A narrow border left on a finished stone, worked differently from the rest of its face. (b) A narrow border worked to a plane surface along the edge of a stone, or across its face, as a guide to the stone-cutter.
 8. Milling The slant given to the furrows in the dress of a millstone.
 9. Naut. Depth of water necessary to float a ship. See Draught.
 10. A current of air. Same as Draught.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Draft, a.
 1. Pertaining to, or used for, drawing or pulling (as vehicles, loads, etc.). Same as Draught; as, a draft horse.
 2. Relating to, or characterized by, a draft, or current of air. Same as Draught.
 Note:The forms draft and draught, in the senses above-given, are both in approved use.
 Draft box, Draft engine, Draft horse, Draft net, Draft ox, Draft tube. Same as Draught box, Draught engine, etc. See under Draught.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Draft v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Drafting.]
 1. To draw the outline of; to delineate.
 2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial.
 3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select; especially, to compulsorily select and induct members of a population to serve in the armed forces.
 HotLips Houlihan: How did a degenerate person like him achieve such a position of responsibility in the army?
 Radar: He was drafted.   --M*A*S*H (the movie)
    Some royal seminary in Upper Egypt, from whence they drafted novices to supply their colleges and temples.   -- Holwell.
 4. To transfer by draft.
    All her rents been drafted to London.   -- Fielding.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 draft
      n 1: a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one
           person or bank on another [syn: bill of exchange, order
           of payment]
      2: a current of air (usually coming into a room or vehicle)
         [syn: draught]
      3: a preliminary sketch of a design or picture [syn: rough
         drawing]
      4: a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg;
         "they served beer on draft" [syn: draught, potation, tipple]
      5: preliminary version of a written work [syn: draft copy]
      6: the depth of a vessel's keel below the surface (especially
         when loaded) [syn: draught]
      7: a regulator for controlling the flow of air in a fireplace
      8: a dose of liquid medicine; "he took a sleeping draft" [syn:
         draught]
      9: compulsory military service [syn: conscription, muster,
         selective service]
      10: a large and hurried swallow; "he finished it at a single
          gulp" [syn: gulp, draught, swig]
      11: the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling [syn: draught,
           drawing]
      v 1: draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
           [syn: outline]
      2: engage somebody to enter the army [syn: enlist, muster in]
         [ant: discharge]
      3: make a blueprint of [syn: blueprint, draught]