draw off


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Related to draw off: draw away, draw upon
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In the end, the scientists' and trappers essentially agree about how to sustain Maine's lobsters and draw off of each other's findings in order to preserve lobsters and the business of lobstering.
Players would have to deposit money in their online account first, then let the computer draw off the account every day.
A dedicated sample valve and harvest line enable processors to draw off samples for testing, and to remove the finished product.
The lower chamber is vacuum vented to draw off fines when the upper door is closed, preventing dust from escaping.
If the HMOs stick to their current practice of selecting the healthiest patients and rationing care, they could set their premiums competitively low, draw off patients, and ultimately kill off the traditional Medicare system.