drawing
noun Date: 14th century 1. an act or instance of drawing; especially the process of deciding something by drawing lots 2. the art or technique of representing an object or outlining a figure, plan, or sketch by means of lines 3. something drawn or subject to drawing: as a. an amount drawn from a fund b. a representation formed by drawing ; sketch

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  • Drawing — Draw ing, n. 1. The act of pulling, or attracting. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or the art of representing any object by means of lines and shades; especially, such a representation when in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drawing — c.1300, a pulling, in various senses, from prp. of DRAW (Cf. draw) (v.). The picture making sense is from 1520s; of the picture itself from 1660s. Drawing board is from 1725; used in figurative expression from mid 20c …   Etymology dictionary

  • drawing — drawing; mi·cro·drawing; …   English syllables

  • Drawing — Drawing. См. Выдавливание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • drawing — index attractive, design (construction plan), lottery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Drawing —   [engl.], Zeichnen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drawing — should not be pronounced with an intrusive r as if it were spelt drawring …   Modern English usage

  • drawing — [n] illustration cartoon, commercial art, comp, delineation, depiction, design, doodle, etching, graphics, layout, likeness, outline, painting, picture, portrayal, representation, sketch, storyboard, study, tracing, work of art; concept 625 …   New thesaurus

  • drawing — ► NOUN 1) a monochrome picture or diagram made with a pencil, pen, or crayon rather than paint. 2) the art or skill of making such pictures …   English terms dictionary

  • drawing — [drô′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one that draws; specif., the art of representing something by lines made on a surface with a pencil, pen, etc. 2. a picture, design, sketch, etc. thus made 3. a lottery …   English World dictionary

  • drawing — /draw ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil …   Universalium

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