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Definitions of drawing

  1. Money drawn for sales in a warehouse. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. picture produced by representing forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act of pulling, or attracting. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A representation or picture on a plane surface of the appearance of objects; a sketch. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. The art of representing objects by lines drawn, shading, etc.: the distribution of prizes, as at a lottery: a picture or representation made with a pencil, pen, crayon, etc. Drawings are classifiable under the names of pencil, pen, chalk, sepia, or water-color drawings from the materials used for their execution, and also into geometrical or linear and mechanical drawings, in which instruments, such as compasses, rulers, scales, are used, and free-hand drawings, in which no instrument is used to guide the hand. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. A delineation; art of delineating. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. The act of one who draws. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A picture, sketch, or design; also, the art of representing objects by lines; delineation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of pulling, hanling, or attracting; a representation of objects on a plain surface by means of lines and shades, as with a pencil, crayon, &c.; a picture drawn; the distribution of prizes in a lottery. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. The representation of a thing on a flat surface. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for drawing

  1. " I tell you nobody's been talking," he said, drawing his arm away. – The Wooden Horse by Hugh Walpole
  2. " At this moment," said Frederick, drawing his watch from his pocket, " it is quarter of six in Europe, and still dark." – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
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