What does Drawing mean?

Definitions for Drawing
ˈdrɔ ɪŋdraw·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawingnoun

    an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper

    "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"

  2. drawingnoun

    a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines

    "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"

  3. drawing, draftsmanship, draftingnoun

    the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

    "he learned drawing from his father"

  4. lottery, drawingnoun

    players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots

  5. drawing, drawing offnoun

    act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source

    "the drawing of water from the well"

  6. draft, draught, drawingnoun

    the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling

Wiktionary

  1. drawingnoun

    A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.

  2. drawingnoun

    The act of producing such a picture.

  3. drawingnoun

    Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.

  4. drawingnoun

    An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Drawingnoun

    Delineation; representation.

    Etymology: from draw.

    They random drawings from your sheets shall take,
    and of one beauty many blunders make. Alexander Pope, Epistles.

Wikipedia

  1. Drawing

    Drawing is a form of visual art in which an artist uses instruments to mark paper or other two-dimensional surface. Drawing instruments include graphite pencils, pen and ink, various kinds of paints, inked brushes, colored pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, erasers, markers, styluses, and metals (such as silverpoint). Digital drawing is the act of drawing on graphics software in a computer. Common methods of digital drawing include a stylus or finger on a touchscreen device, stylus- or finger-to-touchpad, or in some cases, a mouse. There are many digital art programs and devices. A drawing instrument releases a small amount of material onto a surface, leaving a visible mark. The most common support for drawing is paper, although other materials, such as cardboard, wood, plastic, leather, canvas, and board, have been used. Temporary drawings may be made on a blackboard or whiteboard. Drawing has been a popular and fundamental means of public expression throughout human history. It is one of the simplest and most efficient means of communicating ideas. The wide availability of drawing instruments makes drawing one of the most common artistic activities. In addition to its more artistic forms, drawing is frequently used in commercial illustration, animation, architecture, engineering, and technical drawing. A quick, freehand drawing, usually not intended as a finished work, is sometimes called a sketch. An artist who practices or works in technical drawing may be called a drafter, draftsman, or draughtsman.

ChatGPT

  1. drawing

    Drawing is a form of visual art in which an individual uses various drawing instruments to mark on a surface, often paper. These instruments could include pencil, pen, charcoal or pastels. It involves the representation or delineation of objects, places, people, or ideas by means of lines. The result of this process may be defined as a drawing or a sketch. It is considered as the basis for all visual arts, including painting, sculpture, and printmaking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drawing

    of Draw

  2. Drawingnoun

    the act of pulling, or attracting

  3. Drawingnoun

    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 natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation; also, the figure or representation drawn

  4. Drawingnoun

    the process of stretching or spreading metals as by hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies

  5. Drawingnoun

    the process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning

  6. Drawingnoun

    the distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery

Wikidata

  1. Drawing

    Drawing is a form of visual art that makes use of any number of drawing instruments to mark a two-dimensional medium. Instruments used include graphite pencils, pen and ink, inked brushes, wax color pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, various kinds of erasers, markers, styluses, and various metals. An artist who practices or works in drawing may be called a draftsman or draughtsman. A small amount of material is released onto the two dimensional medium, leaving a visible mark. The most common support for drawing is paper, although other materials, such as cardboard, plastic, leather, canvas, and board, may be used. Temporary drawings may be made on a blackboard or whiteboard or indeed almost anything. The medium has been a popular and fundamental means of public expression throughout human history. It is one of the simplest and most efficient means of communicating visual ideas. The wide availability of drawing instruments makes drawing more common than other media.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. drawing

    The state of a sail when there is sufficient wind to inflate it, so as to advance the vessel in her course.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. drawing

    In a military sense, is the art of representing the appearances of all kinds of military objects by imitation or copying, both with and without the assistance of mathematical rules.

Editors Contribution

  1. drawing

    A form of visual art.

    The landscape architect used the drawing to show where the plants, shrubs, trees and outdoor furniture is to be created.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3225

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3122

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Nouns Frequency: #955

Anagrams for Drawing »

  1. warding

  2. ginward

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drawing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Drawing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Drawing in a Sentence

  1. Ghislaine Maxwell:

    I have to tell you the truth. When I saw that, I was so focused on getting it down, I thought, I can’t, I couldn’t focus on her. I had to focus on drawing this thing.

  2. Karen McDonald:

    Between the drawing of the gun and the bullet is a drawing of a person who appears to have been shot twice and bleeding. Below that figure is a drawing of a laughing emoji.

  3. Sukrit Vijayakar:

    Oil bulls are drawing heart from the strong employment data in the U.S., military action in Libya, which could disrupt supply from the OPEC member, also aided prices.

  4. Bill Clinton:

    Working on a book about a sitting President -- drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works -- has been a lot of fun.

  5. David Holt:

    We definitely think there are other avenues to create value. This could harm Fuji going back to the drawing board and seeing if they can appease all the major shareholders.

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