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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of overdrawing a bank account.
  • n. The amount overdrawn.
  • n. The maximum amount of credit extended to a customer.
  • n. A current of air made to pass over the ignited fuel in a furnace.
  • n. A series of flues in a brick kiln designed to force air down from the top.
  • n. The air so forced.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of overdrawing a bank account.
  • n. The amount overdrawn.
  • n. The maximum amount that may be overdrawn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of overdrawing; a draft in excess of the credit balance; also, the amount or sum overdrawn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In furnaces of steam-boilers, and generally in domestic furnaces and stoves, a draft of air admitted over, and not passing through, the ignited fuel.
  • n. In kilns for bricks and tiles, a form of construction whereby the kiln is heated from the top toward the bottom.
  • n. The amount by which a draft exceeds the sum against which it is drawn; a draft against a balance greater than the balance itself.
  • n. The act of overdrawing one's account, especially one's bank-account.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a draft in excess of the credit balance

Etymologies

over- +‎ draft (Wiktionary)

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