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draw weight

noun
1.
the measured force, in foot-pounds, stored by an archery bow when fully drawn.
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  • Minimum draw weight for archery big game hunting has been removed.
  • Thus the draw weight of a compound bow at full draw is less than the draw weight at approximately the mid-point of the draw.
  • draw weight is the amount of power, usually measured in pounds, that is required to draw the bow to its maximum draw length.

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