Push vs Draft - What's the difference?

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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.

push

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) ).

Verb

(es)
  • (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.
    You need to push quite hard to get this door open.
  • To continually attempt to persuade (a person) into a particular course of action.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • We are pushed for an answer.
  • * Spectator
  • Ambition pushes the soul to such actions as are apt to procure honour to the actor.
  • To press or urge forward; to drive.
  • to push''' an objection too far; to '''push one's luck
  • * Dryden
  • to push his fortune
  • To continually promote (a point of view, a product for sale, etc.).
  • Stop pushing the issue — I'm not interested.
    They're pushing that perfume again.
    There were two men hanging around the school gates today, pushing drugs.
  • (informal) To approach; to come close to.
  • My old car is pushing 250,000 miles.
    He's pushing sixty.'' (= ''he's nearly sixty years old )
  • To tense the muscles in the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
  • During childbirth, there are times when the obstetrician advises the woman not to push .
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • (obsolete) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
  • * Bible, Exodus xxi. 32
  • If the ox shall push a manservant or maidservant, the ox shall be stoned.
  • To burst out of its pot, as a bud or shoot.
  • Synonyms
    * 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
    Antonyms
    * (apply a force to something so it moves away) to draw, to pull, to tug * (put onto a stack) to pop
    Derived terms
    * pedal pushers * push around * push-bike * pushful * push in * push off * push one's luck * pushover * push someone's buttons * push it * push-up * pushy

    Noun

    (es)
  • A short, directed application of force; an act of pushing.
  • Give the door a hard push if it sticks.
  • An act of tensing the muscles of the abdomen in order to expel its contents.
  • One more push and the baby will be out.
  • A great effort (to do something).
  • Some details got lost in the push to get the project done.
    Let's give one last push on our advertising campaign.
  • (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,
  • Till some wild, excited person
    Galloped down the township cursing,
    "Sydney push have mobbed Macpherson,
    Roll up, Dandaloo!"
    Derived terms
    * give someone the push

    Etymology 2

    Probably (etyl) poche. See pouch.

    Noun

    (es)
  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) A pustule; a pimple.
  • (Francis Bacon)
    1000 English basic words ----

    draft

    English

    (see draught)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An early version of a written work
  • I have to revise the first draft of my term paper.
  • A preliminary sketch, rough outline
  • His first drafts were better than most authors' final products.
  • (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]
  • She took a deep draft from the bottle of water.
  • conscription, the system of forcing people to serve in the military.
  • He left the country to avoid the draft .
  • (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.
  • Synonyms

    * (mouthful of liquid) See also

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (not comparable) Referring to drinks on tap, in contrast to bottled
  • I'd rather have a fresh, cheap draft beer.

    Noun

    (nb-noun-n3)
  • nautical chart
  • Usage notes

    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].

    Synonyms

    * * kystkart ----