an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
"it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
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"
drawing, draftsmanship, draftingnoun
the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
"he learned drawing from his father"
players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
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"
draft, draught, drawingnoun
the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
The act of producing such a picture.
Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
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).
the act of pulling, or attracting
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
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
the process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning
the distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery
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
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
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.
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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Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3225
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Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3122
Rank popularity for the word 'Drawing' in Nouns Frequency: #955
The numerical value of Drawing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Drawing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Look at the crowds that Bernie Sanders is drawing. We've not had any debates yet, and Bernie Sanders has found a way to really catch fire with voters.
Making this an issue through over-simplifications, and connecting it to the issue of refugees is nothing more than misuse of the debate. Now it is about determining the facts and drawing the necessary conclusions.
Unless earnings growth accelerates materially, companies will likely continue to fund spending by drawing down cash balances and increasing leverage.
There is one more drawing so far that we are still working on, what we have discovered may only be the tip of the iceberg in terms of what can be discovered as imaging techniques are enhanced.
The drawings show that Leonardo was a serious practitioner of sculpture, architecture, engineering and a scientist in many different fields, he saw himself as a fully rounded figure, but drawing is the activity that pulls it all together.
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- рисуване, чертане, чертеж, теглене, рисункаBulgarian
- dibuixCatalan, Valencian
- kresba, nákresCzech
- Zeichnung, Auslosung, Bild, ZiehungGerman
- σχεδίασμα, κλήρωση, σχέδιοGreek
- desegnaĵo, desegnadoEsperanto
- dibujo, croquis, sorteo, dibujar, esquema, rifaSpanish
- joonistus, joonistamineEstonian
- nostoarvonta, piirros, piirustus, piirtäminenFinnish
- dessin, pigeFrench
- 絵, 抽選, デッサン, 図画, 素描, ドローイングJapanese
- graphidis scientia, forma, descriptio, graphis, adumbratio, imago, lineamenta, designatioLatin
- tekening, tekenkunst, tekenenDutch
- naʼashchʼąąʼNavajo, Navaho
- desenhação, sorteio, desenhoPortuguese
- desen, tragereRomanian
- схе́ма, чертёж, рисование, черчение, розыгрыш, жеребьёвка, диагра́мма, рису́нок, картинкаRussian
- crtež, цртежSerbo-Croatian
- risanje, risbaSlovene
- படம், கீறல், ஓவியம்Tamil
- малюнок, рисунокUkrainian
- hình vẽVietnamese
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