draw play

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n draw play (American football) the quarterback moves back as if to pass and then hands the ball to the fullback who is running toward the line of scrimmage
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Quotations

  • Francois Rabelais
    Francois Rabelais
    “I am going to seek a great purpose, draw the curtain, the farce is played.”
  • Georg C. Lichtenberg
    Georg%20C.%20Lichtenberg
    “The pleasures of the imagination are as it were only drawings and models which are played with by poor people who cannot afford the real thing.”

Usage

In literature:

They were already dancing in the drawing-room, while Blanche, Marion's cousin, played the piano for them.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
I dined that day as usual with the general, adjourning after dinner to the little drawing-room, where we played our chess.
"Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune" by Charles James Lever
You know the rocket position itself might draw a play of disintegrator beams.
"Armageddon--2419 A.D." by Philip Francis Nowlan
A house with a closed drawing-room is like a play without the star.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
There is no play which draws a larger audience on holidays in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
"An Outline of Russian Literature" by Maurice Baring
Love-making, on the contrary, would draw, and love-making accordingly is the staple of all his plays.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Mr. Rooney never played in his life; nor have I, except in the casual way every one does in a drawing-room.
"Jack Hinton The Guardsman" by Charles James Lever
LITTLE PLAYS FOR LITTLE PEOPLE; with Hints for Drawing-room Performances.
"The Dramatic Works of G. E. Lessing" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
For two hours they played, with luck evenly balanced; then Asshlin made a reluctant attempt to draw out his watch.
"The Gambler" by Katherine Cecil Thurston
She could sing, and play, and draw.
"Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
In the drawing-room Miss Robinson played to them, at first tremulously, but gaining confidence with the experience.
"An Engagement of Convenience" by Louis Zangwill
Michael was never invited to play on the drawing-room piano.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
In the position shown above, White can draw by playing P - Kt 4 according to the general rule that governs such cases, i.e.
"Chess Fundamentals" by José Raúl Capablanca
Several persons had met together in a Scotch drawing-room, and were passing the evening in playing at simple games.
"Friend Mac Donald" by Max O'Rell
His mother draws a line on football and said she'd take him out of school, or send him away somewhere to school if he played.
"Betty Lee, Sophomore" by Harriet Pyne Grove
Bunce's marksmen; but he had played draw before, and was beginning to wake up.
"Winter Fun" by William O. Stoddard
I do not know how to play the piano, I cannot draw, I sew dreadfully; I have no capacity; I must be very tiresome.
"The Galaxy" by Various
I was so "bitter mad" at the trick played upon me, that I did not draw bridle for a mile or more.
"The Guerilla Chief" by Mayne Reid
I dined that day as usual with the general; adjourning after dinner to the little drawing-room, where we played our chess.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine" by Various
I played on the guitar; I resumed my drawing, and sometimes I tried to sing: but that exertion I found at present beyond my powers.
"A Wife's Duty" by Amelia Alderson Opie
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In poetry:

It was all make-believe,
A foolish game of play,
Our garden of Allah
A drawing-room,
Our Chinese god of clay.
"On - On - Poet" by Aleister Crowley
Her pretty feet
Like snails did creep
A little out, and then,
As if they played at Bo-peep,
Did soon draw in again.
"Upon Her Feet" by Robert Herrick
Back in the drawing room he starts
To play-not someone else's music,
But his own thought, a new chorale,
The stir of leaves, Hosannas booming.
"Music" by Boris Pasternak
At draw-gloves we'll play,
And prithee let's lay
A wager, and let it be this :
Who first to the sum
Of twenty shall come,
Shall have for his winning a kiss.
"Draw-gloves" by Robert Herrick
They called him mad,--the poor, old man,
Whose white hair, worn and thin,
Fell o'er his shoulders, as he played
His cherished violin,
Forever drawing to and fro
O'er silent strings a loosened bow.
"Proem" by John Lawson Stoddard
Peals of bells rang, drawing festally,
As though swans with wreaths of roses
Towed her onward, the swift-gliding ship,
And drew her in play to the shore's green places,
Whereby men dwelt in their lofty-steepled
•Sky-scaling town.
"The North Sea -- First Cycle" by Heinrich Heine

In news:

49ers, Giants play to a draw in charity event.
He was enthralled with Henline's subtle digital prints, watercolors, and pen and ink drawings , which all play with light in some way.
Smirking Joe Biden, uber- earnest Paul Ryan play to TV draw.
Jake McGee is drawing comparisons to another prep school quarterback who played tight end at UVa, current Pittsburgh Steelers star Heath Miller.
Texas Tech's late-game play selection draws scrutiny.
Borce Atanasov scored two goals and Alicides Thomas scored once on Tuesday, helping the Clark College men's soccer team play Highline of Burien to a 3-3 draw.
Gascoigne hero's return marred by fans' abuse as Lazio and Spurs play out tense draw.
Keller Williams plays more than 100 nights a year nationwide wowing crowds in various formats and has been a consistent live draw for more than 15 years despite no radio play, no buzz and precious little media coverage.
The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Play 4 Midday " game were.
How can you describe as tough a draw that only determines when and where you play, not whom do you play.
Women's Soccer Team Plays Germany To A 2-2 Draw.
Summer draws crowds to play in water.
Summer draws crowds to play in the cool water of the Rancho Simi Community Pool in Simi Valley.
Justin Bieber became the center of attention during dinner at a posh London restaurant on Thursday night, by drawing a moustache on his face and playing around with a toy helicopter.
Suffield And Avon Girls Play To A Draw.
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In science:

We can draw an analogy with second order phase transitions where the Planck constant plays the role of finite size effects (see the text for details).
Models of universe with a polytropic equation of state: I. The early universe
The harmonica is played by blowing air into it or drawing air out with lips placed over individual holes (reed chambers) or multiple holes.
Music in Terms of Science
We would also draw the attention to the possibility that RG may play a role similar (or alternative) to that of the isoperimetric dimension diso (see e.g. or for its definition).
Percolation on infinite graphs and isoperimetric inequalities
If team i has played against team j multiple times, let the (i, j )th entry of X be the proportion of times that i won over j . (Draws are not al lowed.) Let al l diagonal entries of X be zero.
Matrix estimation by Universal Singular Value Thresholding
However, my impression is that our current understanding of the relative role played by type Ia and II SN and their efficiency in dumping energy into the hot diffuse medium is not yet accurate enough to draw firm conclusions.
Summary: Clusters of Galaxies and the High Redshift Universe Observed in X-Rays
In the rest of this talk I will illustrate this with some examples from the theory talks we have heard this week. I will draw a few morals about the way this game must be played if it is to succeed.
Summary and Outlook for 9th International Symposium on Heavy Flavor Physics
Although HERA provided the original motivation, one of the keys to the success of the DIS Workshops is the way they draw together the whole deep inelastic scattering community, with fixed-target experiments playing an equally important role.
DIS96 - Summary
In order to assess the role played by these channels, the crucial point is to find sources from which one can draw quantitative evidence.
"Thermometers" of Speculative Frenzy
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