from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that draws, especially one that draws an order for the payment of money.
- n. A boxlike compartment in furniture that can be pulled out and pushed in.
- n. Underpants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An open-topped box that can be slid in and out of the cabinet that contains it, used for storing clothing or other articles.
- n. Agent noun of draw; one who draws.
- n. An artist who primarily makes drawings.
- n. One who writes a bank draft, check/cheque, or promissory note.
- n. A barman; a man who draws the beer from the taps.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, draws.
- n. One who draws liquor for guests; a waiter in a taproom.
- n. One who delineates or depicts; a draughtsman.
- n. One who draws a bill of exchange or order for payment; -- the correlative of drawee.
- n. That which is drawn.
- n. A sliding box or receptacle in a case, which is opened by pulling or drawing out, and closed by pushing in.
- n. An under-garment worn on the lower limbs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who draws, as one who takes water from a well, or liquor from a cask; hence, formerly, a waiter.
- n. One who or that which attracts.
- n. One who draws a bill of exchange or an order for the payment of money.
- n. A box-shaped receptacle, as for papers, clothes, etc., fitted into a piece of furniture, as a bureau, a table, a cabinet, etc., in such a manner that access to it is had by drawing or sliding it out horizontally in its guides or frame.
- n. plural An undergarment worn on the legs and lower part of the body by both sexes.
- n. One who draws warp-threads through heddles. preparatory to putting them into the loom.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the person who writes a check or draft instructing the drawee to pay someone else
- n. a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out
- n. an artist skilled at drawing
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An dis drawer has…unh….unh….*tugs on drawer* oh, confetti!
After my shower I make coffee on one of those space-saving, three-in-one, appliances where the lower "drawer" is a dishwasher, the middle one, an oven, and on top there are the burners.
Wow, comics in the silverware drawer is a new one.
As an HC, I have to write up people when their drawer is more than $5 off of target.
BTW, I still have a letter of reprimand in a dest drawer from a member of the Board of Visitors taking me to task for joining the critics of the president that points out that in private business such things are not allowed.
Similarly, the drawer is easily cleaned by a hose or in a laundry tub.
Somewhere in an old stone building at the end of a cobblestone street, in an office without windows and just one 40-watt bulb, in the back of a dusty file cabinet, bottom drawer, is a plan for a Mexican national identity card.
I would say that it hinges on consent even there; collectively agreeing to kill and eat the short straw drawer is different than deciding on your own to kill and eat the first person to fall asleep.
It's more about the gluttony of our culture: There's a young person who works here and her top desk drawer is just full of candy.
If I had to nitpick I'd say that to my eye, the drawer is too small and not properly scaled to the rest of the desk.