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1. The act, process, or result of reducing or depleting: the drawdown of oil supplies; a drawdown of investment capital.
2. A lowering of the water level in a reservoir or other body of water.
3. A reduction of military personnel in a deployment.


1. a depletion or reduction, for example of supplies
2. (Stock Exchange) a continuous decline in an investment or fund, usually expressed as a percentage between its highest and lowest levels
3. (Civil Engineering) the intentional draining of a body of water such as a lake or reservoir, to a given depth
4. (Environmental Science) the intentional draining of a body of water such as a lake or reservoir, to a given depth



1. a lowering of water surface level, as in a well.
2. a reduction or depletion.
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Suppliers may also be required to provide the following additional services which SE may draw-down as required.
Now that we have an improved understanding of the mechanisms for carbon draw-down we are better placed to understand the effects of changing climate and future carbon absorption by the ocean," stated Dr Sallee.
BRITAIN is on course for the planned draw-down of combat troops in Afghanistan by the end of 2014, the Defence Secretary said yesterday.
should yet be a draw-down of strategic member stocks in view of the Libyan
President Obama is in El Paso today, visiting Fort Bliss before tonight's White House address on the draw-down in Iraq.
Ceding control over entry points is part of the US draw-down, which will see troop numbers in Iraq cut from about 70,000 today to 50,000 by the end of August, ahead of a full withdrawal planned for 2012.
The cost of tapping rainy-day funds, over time, likely would exceed the amount of the draw-down.
Little Joe Industries offers the ADM Automatic Draw-Down Machine for use with grind gages.
A financial plan's 5 percent draw-down simulation run in March 2000--when equity markets were at record heights--would result in similar probabilities of success as a 5 percent draw-down simulation run in February 2003, when significant market values had already been lost.
The modified draw-down plan was recommended by a technical team assigned to review the environmental effects of the project and prepare a "Supplemental Information Report.
OTC Bulletin Board: AMQT) today announced the signing of a stock purchase agreement with an institutional investor establishing what is sometimes referred to as an "equity line of credit" or an "equity draw-down facility.