Push vs Draft - What's the difference?
In lang=en terms the difference between push and draft
is that push
is to continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action while draft
is to follow very closely behind another vehicle, thereby providing an aerodynamic advantage to both lead and follower, thereby conserving energy or increasing speed.
As verbs the difference between push and draft
is that push
is (intransitive) to apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force while draft
is to write a first version, make a preliminary sketch.
As nouns the difference between push and draft
is that push
is a short, directed application of force; an act of pushing or push
can be (obsolete|uk|dialect) a pustule; a pimple while draft
is an early version of a written work.
As an adjective draft is
(not comparable) referring to drinks on tap, in contrast to bottled.
(intransitive) To apply a force to (an object) such that it moves away from the person or thing applying the force.
- In his anger he pushed me against the wall and threatened me.
To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action.
* Jonathan Swift
- You need to push quite hard to get this door open.
- We are pushed for an answer.
To press or urge forward; to drive.
- Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honour to the actor.
- to push''' an objection too far; to '''push one's luck
To continually promote (a point of view, a product for sale, etc.).
- to push his fortune
- Stop pushing the issue — I'm not interested.
- They're pushing that perfume again.
(informal) To approach; to come close to.
- There were two men hanging around the school gates today, pushing drugs.
- My old car is pushing 250,000 miles.
To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
- He's pushing sixty.'' (= ''he's nearly sixty years old )
To continue to attempt to persuade a person into a particular course of action.
To make a higher bid at an auction.
(poker) To make an all-in bet.
(chess) To move (a pawn) directly forward.
(computing) To add (a data item) to the top of a stack.
* 1992 , Michael A. Miller, The 68000 Microprocessor Family: Architecture, Programming, and Applications (page 47)
- During childbirth, there are times when the obstetrician advises the woman not to push .
(obsolete) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
* Bible, Exodus xxi. 32
- When the microprocessor decodes the JSR opcode, it stores the operand into the TEMP register and pushes the current contents of the PC ($00 0128) onto the stack.
To burst out of its pot, as a bud or shoot.
- If the ox shall push a manservant or maidservant, the ox shall be stoned.
* to press, to shove, to thrutch
* (continue to attempt to persuade) to press, to urge
* (continue to promote) to press, to advertise, to promote
* (come close to) to approach, to near
* to press, to shove, to thring
* (tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents) to bear down
* (apply a force to something so it moves away) to draw, to pull, to tug
* (put onto a stack) to pop
* pedal pushers
* push around
* push in
* push off
* push one's luck
* push someone's buttons
* push it
A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.
An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
- Give the door a hard push if it sticks.
A great effort (to do something).
- One more push and the baby will be out.
- Some details got lost in the push to get the project done.
(military) A marching or drill maneuver/manoeuvre performed by moving a formation (especially a company front) forward or toward the audience, usually to accompany a dramatic climax or crescendo in the music.
A wager that results in no loss or gain for the bettor as a result of a tie or even score
(computing) The addition of a data item to the top of a stack.
(Internet, uncountable) The situation where a server sends data to a client without waiting for a request, as in server push'', ''push technology .
(dated) A crowd or throng or people
* 1891 , Banjo Paterson,
- Let's give one last push on our advertising campaign.
- Till some wild, excited person
- Galloped down the township cursing,
- "Sydney push have mobbed Macpherson,
- Roll up, Dandaloo!"
* give someone the push
Probably (etyl) poche. See pouch.
An early version of a written work
A preliminary sketch, rough outline
- I have to revise the first draft of my term paper.
(nautical) Depth of water needed to float a ship [also spelled draught].
A current of air, usually coming into a room or vehicle [also spelled draught].
Draw through a flue of gasses (smoke) resulting from a combustion process.
A cheque, an order for money to be paid
An amount of liquid that is drunk in one swallow [also spelled draught]
- His first drafts were better than most authors' final products.
conscription, the system of forcing people to serve in the military.
- She took a deep draft from the bottle of water.
(sports) A system of assigning rookie players to professional sports teams
(rail transport) the pulling force (tension) on couplers and draft gear during a slack stretched condition.
- He left the country to avoid the draft .
* (mouthful of liquid) See also
to write a first version, make a preliminary sketch.
to write a law
to conscript a person, force a person to serve in the military
* He was drafted during the Vietnam War.
to select and separate an animal or animals from a group.
* The calves were drafted from the cows.
(politics) to force or convince a person to take an elected position they are not interested in
* They drafted me to be the chairperson of the new committee.
(sports) to select a rookie player onto a professional sports team
* After his last year of college football, he was drafted by the Miami Dolphins.
To follow very closely behind another vehicle, thereby providing an aerodynamic advantage to both lead and follower, thereby conserving energy or increasing speed.
the act of drawing fibers out of a clump, for spinning in the production of yarn
(not comparable) Referring to drinks on tap, in contrast to bottled
- I'd rather have a fresh, cheap draft beer.
Although this word is in common use, it is noted as a misnomer [http://www.dokpro.uio.no/perl/ordboksoek/ordbok.cgi?OPP=draft&sourceid=Mozilla-search].