Definitions for drawing
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drawing.
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).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from draw.
They random drawings from your sheets shall take,
and of one beauty many blunders make. Alexander Pope, Epistles.
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'drawing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3225
Written Corpus Frequency
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.
A jug fills drop by drop The tongue is like a sharp knife kills without drawing blood
We know a few prime risk factors that are very important, such as obesity, high blood pressure and smoking, but it doesn't explain everything about why we get this condition, we're drawing a link between exhaustion and atrial fibrillation which really hasn't been described before.
Paul Manafort stressed that the campaign has now installed a director in every state as it pushes forward to November. Newly released fundraising numbers also show Donald Trump and the GOP raised $ 80 million in July, marking a surge in fundraising compared with past months – and drawing close to the combined $ 90 million raked in by Hillary Clinton and the Democrats last month. The campaign is in good shape.
This resolution will provide the health sector with the equipment, tools, knowledge and capacity to respond to climate-related health issues in their area, while drawing upon resources and ideas from other players, there's still a lot the health systems can do, though, to adapt to climate change.
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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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