drawing

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. picture, sketch, plan; delineation. See painting.
- drawing card
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The practice or study of drawing]
Syn. sketching, design, illustration, representation, rendering, tracing, limning, etching, draftsmanship, commercial art, graphic art; see also art 2 .
Kinds of drawing include: life, line, figure, architectural, mechanical, isometric, scale, freehand, pen and ink, charcoal, red charcoal, pencil, black and white, chiaroscuro, computer-aided design, CAD; see picture 3 , representation .
2. [A work produced by drawing]
Syn. sketch, likeness, study; see design 1 , picture 3 , representation .
3. [A raffle]
Syn. lottery, sweepstakes, pool; see raffle .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. picture illustration, sketch, diagram, design, outline, pen and ink, depiction, portrayal, study, work of art, figure, caricature, draft.
2. lottery selection.

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  • Drawing — Draw ing, n. 1. The act of pulling, or attracting. [1913 Webster] 2. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drawing — c.1300, a pulling, in various senses, from prp. of DRAW (Cf. draw) (v.). The picture making sense is from 1520s; of the picture itself from 1660s. Drawing board is from 1725; used in figurative expression from mid 20c …   Etymology dictionary

  • drawing — drawing; mi·cro·drawing; …   English syllables

  • Drawing — Drawing. См. Выдавливание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • drawing — index attractive, design (construction plan), lottery Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Drawing —   [engl.], Zeichnen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • drawing — should not be pronounced with an intrusive r as if it were spelt drawring …   Modern English usage

  • drawing — [n] illustration cartoon, commercial art, comp, delineation, depiction, design, doodle, etching, graphics, layout, likeness, outline, painting, picture, portrayal, representation, sketch, storyboard, study, tracing, work of art; concept 625 …   New thesaurus

  • drawing — ► NOUN 1) a monochrome picture or diagram made with a pencil, pen, or crayon rather than paint. 2) the art or skill of making such pictures …   English terms dictionary

  • drawing — [drô′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one that draws; specif., the art of representing something by lines made on a surface with a pencil, pen, etc. 2. a picture, design, sketch, etc. thus made 3. a lottery …   English World dictionary

  • drawing — /draw ing/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, esp. one made with pen, pencil …   Universalium


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