The native Sardinian cattle are small, but make good draught oxen.
Prepared as a draught, it was used as a cure for sterility and a remedy for poisons.
By vessels of the largest tonnage, and light draught vessels can ascend 20 m.
Above Parnahyba (town), with which it is connected by a line of light-draught river boats.
In building up the heap a number of narrow vertical passages are left to afford a draught for the fire.
They freeze in winter and dry up in summer, and most of them are navigable only during the spring floods; even the Volga becomes so shallow during the hot season that none but boats of light draught can pass over its shoals.
It consists essentially of a series of circular notched disks, the so-called saws, revolving between the interstices of an iron bed upon which the cotton is placed: the teeth of the " saws " catch the lint and pull it off from the seeds, then a revolving brush removes the detached lint from the saws, and creates sufficient draught to carry the lint out of the machine to some distance.
Draught, and the latter has a natural channel which admits vessels of 25 ft.
Rapids occur, the Juba is navigable by shallow-draught steamers, having a general depth of from 4 to 12 ft., though shallower in places.
Its most important branch is the Red Lake River, and both are navigable for vessels of light draught at high water.
A fleet of shallow-draught screw steamers provides a favourite means of communication between the business centre of the city and the outlying colonies of villas.
In the wheeled plough some of the weight and downward pull due to its action on the ground is taken by the wheels; the sliding friction is thus to some extent converted into a rolling friction, and the draught is correspondingly diminished.
The only natural harbour is Carlisle Bay on the south-western coast, which, however, is little better than a shallow roadstead, only accessible to light draught vessels.
Draught in periods of high water.
The use of small auxiliary blowing ventilators underground, for carrying air into workings away from the main circuits, which was largely advocated at one time, has lost its popularity, but a useful substitute has been found in the induced draught produced by jets of compressed air or high-pressure water blowing into ejectors.
The Bang Pakong is navigable for steamers of small draught for about 30 m.
The animal heat is the result of a slow combustion, and disease and death take place when this is too rapid; or for want of fuel, or from some defect in the draught, the fire goes out.
"At one draught, or he loses!" shouted a fourth.