draw off

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Related to draw off: draw away, draw upon
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The needle is used to draw off the fluid from the cavity, and then to inject anticancer drugs directly inside.
At one time he was considered to be an Ascot Gold Cup horse so, given a fair draw off the same mark, Wells looks a good each-way bet at 20-1.
The film tells the story of three women who live in harmony with nature, not succumbing to anyone with the force they draw off their labour in nature: a shepherd who lives with her flock in the mountains; a fisher who goes out to the sea everyday although she can not swim; and a farmer who cares for her home and buys and sells fields.
The crew radioed an SOS and a rescue team with two boats equipped with pumps to draw off the water from the sinking vessel were deployed.
2 : to make a hole in to draw off a liquid <We tap maple trees for sap.
Hospital district officials have said they fear that a new private hospital would draw off patients with insurance, leaving Antelope Valley Hospital caring for a higher percentage of patients unable to pay for their treatment.
Autoflame says its Exhaust Gas Analyser (EGA) operates by using a conventional probe to draw off exhaust gases and relaying them via tubing to the wall mounted EGA.