first draft


first draft
Synonyms and related words:
acid test, article, assay, autograph, blank determination, brainchild, brouillon, composition, computer printout, copy, criterion, crucial test, crucible, determination, docimasy, document, draft, edited version, engrossment, essay, fair copy, feeling out, fiction, final draft, finished version, flimsy, holograph, kiteflying, letter, literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production, literature, lucubration, manuscript, matter, nonfiction, opus, ordeal, original, paper, parchment, penscript, piece, piece of writing, play, poem, printed matter, printout, probation, production, proof, reading matter, recension, rough draft, rough sketch, screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, sounding out, standard, test, test case, the written word, touchstone, transcript, transcription, trial, try, typescript, verification, version, work, writing

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  • First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC — The First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC (commonly shortened to First Draft ) was an incomplete 101 page document written by John von Neumann and distributed on June 30, 1945 by Herman Goldstine, security officer on the classified ENIAC project.… …   Wikipedia

  • First Draft Script — VP It is the initial attempt to transpose the content of the treatment into a screenplay or script format appropriate to the medium. This is the cross over from prose writing to script writing in which all the special conventions of camera and… …   Audio and video glossary

  • Author of the first draft of the Declaration of Independence — Thomas Paine …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • draft — /draft / (say drahft) noun 1. Also, draught. a drawing, sketch, or design. 2. Also, draught. a first or preliminary form of any writing, subject to revision and copying. 3. Also, draught. the act of drawing; delineation. 4. US the taking of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • draft — draft, draught Draft, originally a phonetic respelling of draught, is used for (1) a preliminary sketch or version (She made a first draft of her speech), (2) a written order for payment by a bank, (3) a military detachment. A draftsman is… …   Modern English usage

  • Draft (sports) — A draft is a process used in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Russia and the Philippines to allocate certain players to sports teams. In a draft, teams take turns selecting from a pool of eligible players. When a team selects a player …   Wikipedia

  • draft — 01. The city is [drafting] a plan to expand the network of bike lanes in the region. 02. The government is [drafting] legislation to legally recognize homosexual marriage. 03. Many young Americans who were [drafted] for service in the Vietnam War …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Draft — An unconventional order in writing signed by a person, usually the exporter, and addressed to the importer ordering the importer or the importer s agent to pay, on demand ( sight draft) or at a fixed future date ( time draft), the amount… …   Financial and business terms

  • draft — A written order drawn by one party, called a drawer, that directs a second party (almost always a bank), called a drawee, to pay a sum of money to a third party, called the payee. For example, a check. Drafts are used with letters of credit.… …   Financial and business terms

  • draft — draft1 [ dræft ] noun count ** ▸ 1 cold air ▸ 2 of plan/letter etc. ▸ 3 in sports ▸ 4 into military ▸ 5 amount of liquid ▸ 6 bank draft ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) cold air that blows into a room and makes you feel uncomfortable: I feel a draft coming in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English