What does Drafting mean?

Definitions for Draftingˈdræf tɪŋ, ˈdrɑf-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Drafting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drafting(noun)

    writing a first version to be filled out and polished later

  2. drafting, mechanical drawing(noun)

    the craft of drawing blueprints

  3. drawing, draftsmanship, drafting(noun)

    the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

    "he learned drawing from his father"


  1. drafting(Noun)

    The act or process of producing a technical drawing, or draft.

  2. drafting(Noun)

    The art of producing technical drawings.

  3. drafting(Noun)

    A profession, usually related to making technical drawings for architecture, engineering, or manufacturing.

  4. drafting(Noun)

    The practice among ground vehicle drivers of following in a close line to reduce wind resistance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drafting

    of Draft


  1. Drafting

    Drafting or slipstreaming is a technique where two vehicles or other moving objects are caused to align in a close group reducing the overall effect of drag due to exploiting the lead object's slipstream. Especially when high speeds are involved, as in motor racing and cycling, drafting can significantly reduce the paceline's average energy expenditure required to maintain a certain speed and can also slightly reduce the energy expenditure of the lead vehicle or object.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drafting in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drafting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. National Reform Council:

    Those drafting the constitution will need to have a good reason for the ban.

  2. Virginia Brown:

    Our bread and butter is drafting that legislation and getting it through the legislative process.

  3. Dmitry Peskov:

    Work is currently underway on drafting the text of a possible joint document on the implementation of the Minsk agreement, which would include the proposals made by the president of Ukraine and President Putin.

  4. Bowornsak Uwanno:

    We are still drafting the constitution. If there is any part that worries society then the committee is ready to listen, there is time until the end of March. We will introduce the draft in April. Don't worry yet.

  5. Freshman Lee Zeldin:

    I think that when the White House is drafting a resolution for the authorization of force, that every single word, every phrase in there is done deliberately -- it has to be, jews should have been included by the White House.

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Translations for Drafting

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • начертаване, чертанеBulgarian
  • AbfassungGerman
  • dibujo técnico, redacciónSpanish
  • peesaus, peesaaminen, tekninen piirtäminen, suunnittelu, tekninen piirustusFinnish
  • línitheoireachtIrish
  • черчениеRussian

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