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Draft, The Draft, or Draught may refer to:

Watercraft dimensions[edit]

  • Draft (hull), the distance from waterline to keel of a vessel
  • Draft (sail), degree of curvature in a sail
  • Air draft, distance from waterline to the highest point on a vessel

Selection processes[edit]


Heating, cooling, air flow[edit]


  • Demand draft, a check created by a merchant with a buyer's account number on it, but without the buyer's signature
  • Banker's draft, a form of check where the funds are taken directly from the financial institution
  • Sight draft, or time draft, an order for the payment of money by a banker

Other uses[edit]

  • Draught beer or other beverage, served from a bulk keg or cask rather than a bottle or can
  • Draft (engineering), the angle added to features perpendicular to the parting line of a casting or molding
  • Draft (aerodynamics), two objects in close proximity reducing overall drag
  • Draft document, a version of an unfinished document or other written work
  • Draft animal, an animal used to perform tasks
    • Draft horse, a large horse bred to be a working animal doing hard tasks such as plowing and other farm labor
    • Draught dog, a variety of working dog used to pull a cart
  • Draft (water)
  • Draught, an alternate term for a stream

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