Pronunciation: (wīur'drô"), [key]
—v.t., -drew, -drawn, -draw•ing.
1. to draw (metal) out into wire, esp. by pulling forcibly through a series of holes of gradually decreasing diameter in a succession of dies.
2. to draw out to great length, in quantity or time; stretch out to excess.
3. to strain unwarrantably, as in meaning.
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