(tr) to cause (a liquid) to flow from something
to withdraw (troops)
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How to use draw off in a sentence
By keeping her head to the southward, she was able in a short time gradually to draw off-shore.The Three Commanders | W.H.G. Kingston
The condenser is of the same construction as the separator and is provided with a gage glass and a draw-off cock.
This is thoroughly drained for half an hour, through the draw-off cock.
The upper bottom is perforated and between the two bottoms is a draw-off pipe and a pipe for the inlet of water.