What does "draw" mean?

"CMOS is used because it draws so little power that the original factory-installed battery often lasts for several years. However, when it begins to fail, the computer can appear to have Alzheimer’s disease, forgetting things that it has known for years, like which hard disk to boot from."

anonymousWhat does "draw" mean?

take or consume (from a power source).


Thanks a lot GPY!