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drawing off

Definitions of drawing off
  1. noun
    act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source
    synonyms: drawing
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    types:
    derivation
    drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation
    derivation
    drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
    type of:
    drain
    a gradual depletion of energy or resources
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