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draw·ing

 (drô′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or an instance of drawing.
2.
a. The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
b. A work produced by this art.

drawing

(ˈdrɔːɪŋ)
n
1. (Art Terms) a picture or plan made by means of lines on a surface, esp one made with a pencil or pen without the use of colour
2. a sketch, plan, or outline
3. (Art Terms) the art of making drawings; draughtsmanship

draw•ing

(ˈdrɔ ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that draws.
2. a graphic representation by lines, tones, or colors of an object or idea: The gallery sells drawings in pencil, pen, charcoal, pastel, and watercolor.
3. such a representation depicting form without reference to color: She does drawings, not paintings.
4. a visual presentation, as of a plan or design, through a sketch or finished rendering.
5. a graphic representation produced on a computer with specialized software.
6. the art or technique of making these.
7. something decided by drawing lots; lottery.
8. the selection, or time of selection, of the winning chance or chances sold by lottery or raffle.
[1275–1325]

Drawing

See also art; engraving; writing.

the technique of making drawings and etchings that appear to be carved in low relief. — anaglyptographic, adj.
cyclograph.
1. Archaic. the art of engraving on copper plates, especially for printing.
2. the art of drawing with chalks or pastels.
an artist who specializes in charcoal drawings or sketches.
a technique of painting or drawing using light and shade to achieve a three-dimensional quality. — chiaroscurist, n.
an instrument for drawing arcs with a flexible arc-shaped part connected at the sides to an extensible straight bar. Also called arcograph.
a device used for the mechanical reproduction of plans, outlines, etc., on a scale other than that of the original.
the art of graphic representation or drawing. — diagraphic, diagraphical, adj.
the art or craft of writing or delineating. — graphiologist. n.
1. the rendering of a horizontal section of an object in scale.
2. the rendering of a floor plan of a building in a specific scale. — ichnographic, ichnographical, adj.
the rendering of an object or floor plan in scale as viewed from a stated angle. Cf. orthographic projection.
an apparatus used for miniature writing or drawing. — micrography, n.
Obsolete, a sketch or drawing in outline without color.
a rendering of an object or floor plan of a building in scale as viewed perpendicularly from above. Cf. isometric projection.
an artist who specializes in the use of pastels.
a poorly executed or inaccurate delineation.
Rare. the art of drawing maps or plans. — planographist, n. — planographic, planographical, adj.
the rendering of an object on a perspective plane. — scenographer, n. — scenographic, scenographical, adj.
1. the technique of rilling in the outline of the shadow made by an object to create a pictorial work or shadowgraph.
2. the creation of skiagrams on film with x rays. — skiagram, n. — skiagrapher, n.
the art of representing the forms of solid bodies on a plane surface. — stereographer, n. — stereographic, stereographical, adj.
the art of drawing, writing, or engraving with a style or similar instrument. — stylographic, stylographical, adj.
the art or technique of producing a picture or design on a piece of wood by burning it with a heated, pointed instrument. Also called poker painting.

Drawing

When blacksmithing, the stretching of a piece of iron to reduce its thickness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Drawing - an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaperdrawing - an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
artwork, graphics, nontextual matter, art - photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"
frame - a single drawing in a comic_strip
2.drawing - 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"
charcoal - a drawing made with a stick of black carbon material
limning, line drawing, delineation, depiction - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
diagram - a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
mechanical drawing - scale drawing of a machine or architectural plan etc,
pen-and-ink - a drawing executed with pen and ink
architectural plan, plan - scale drawing of a structure; "the plans for City Hall were on file"
rendering - perspective drawing of an architect's design
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
doodle, scrabble, scribble - an aimless drawing
silhouette - a drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color
silverpoint - a drawing made on specially prepared paper with an instrument having a silver tip (15th and 16th centuries)
sketch, study - preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"
stick figure - drawing of a human or animal that represents the head by a circle and the rest of the body by straight lines
tracing, trace - a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
3.drawing - the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
pyrography - the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame
tracing - the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
4.drawing - players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
tombola - a lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
gambling game, game of chance - a game that involves gambling
lucky dip - a game in which prizes (e.g., candies or coins) are concealed in a container and for a small sum a player can draw one out at random
numbers game, numbers pool, numbers racket, numbers - an illegal daily lottery
raffle - a lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
sweepstakes - a lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants
5.drawing - act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well"
derivation - drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation
derivation - drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
drain - a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emigration"
6.drawing - the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
pull, pulling - the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"

drawing

go back to the drawing board start (all over) again, start again from scratch, go back to square one We'll have to go back to the drawing board.
Translations
kresbakreslení
tegning
joonistaminejoonistus
piirrospiirtäminenpiirustus
crtež
rajz
teikning
그림
desen
risbarisanje
teckning
รูปวาด
çizimkarakalem resimresim çizme
bản vẽ

drawing

[ˈdrɔːɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= picture) → dibujo m
2. (= activity) I'm no good at drawingno sirvo para el dibujo, no se me da bien el dibujo
B. CPD drawing account Ncuenta f de anticipos, fondo m para gastos
drawing board Nmesa f de dibujo
back to the drawing board!¡a comenzar de nuevo!
drawing office Noficina f de delineación
drawing paper Npapel m de dibujo
drawing pen Ntiralíneas m inv
drawing pin Nchincheta f (Sp), chinche m or f (LAm)
drawing power N [of speaker, entertainer] → poder m de convocatoria, tirón m
drawing rights Nderechos mpl de giro
drawing room Nsalón m, sala f

drawing

[ˈdrɔːɪŋ] n
(= picture) → dessin m
to do a drawing → faire un dessin
(= activity) → dessin m
to be good at drawing → bien dessiner
He's good at drawing → Il dessine bien.drawing board nplanche f à dessin
to go back to the drawing board (= try another idea) → retourner à la case départdrawing pin n (British)punaise fdrawing room nsalon m

drawing

nZeichnung f; I’m no good at drawingich bin nicht gut im Zeichnen, ich kann nicht gut zeichnen

drawing

:
drawing board
nReißbrett nt; the project is still on the drawing (fig)das Projekt ist noch in der Planung; it’s back to the drawing (fig)das muss noch einmal ganz neu überdacht werden
drawing paper
nZeichenpapier nt
drawing pen
nZeichenfeder f
drawing pin
n (Brit) → Reißzwecke f
drawing room
nWohnzimmer nt; (in mansion) → Salon m
drawing table
nZeichentisch m

drawing

[ˈdrɔːɪŋ] n (picture) → disegno
I'm no good at drawing → non so disegnare
drawing pen (Art) → tiralinee m inv

draw

(droː) past tense drew (druː) : past participle drawn verb
1. to make a picture or pictures (of), usually with a pencil, crayons etc. During his stay in hospital he drew a great deal; Shall I draw a cow?
2. to pull along, out or towards oneself. She drew the child towards her; He drew a gun suddenly and fired; All water had to be drawn from a well; The cart was drawn by a pony.
3. to move (towards or away from someone or something). The car drew away from the kerb; Christmas is drawing closer.
4. to play (a game) in which neither side wins. The match was drawn / We drew at 1–1.
5. to obtain (money) from a fund, bank etc. to draw a pension / an allowance.
6. to open or close (curtains).
7. to attract. She was trying to draw my attention to something.
noun
1. a drawn game. The match ended in a draw.
2. an attraction. The acrobats' act should be a real draw.
3. the selecting of winning tickets in a raffle, lottery etc. a prize draw.
4. an act of drawing, especially a gun. He's quick on the draw.
ˈdrawing noun
(the art of making) a picture made with a pencil, crayon etc. the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci; I am no good at drawing.
drawn adjective
1. (of curtains) pulled together or closed. The curtains were drawn, although it was still daylight.
2. (of a game etc) neither won nor lost. a drawn match.
3. (of a blade etc) pulled out of its sheath. a drawn sword.
4. (of a person) strained and tired. His face was pale and drawn.
ˈdrawback noun
a disadvantage. There are several drawbacks to his plan.
ˈdrawbridge noun
a bridge (at the entrance to a castle) which can be pulled up or let down.
ˈdrawing-pin noun
(American ˈthumbtack) a pin with a broad, flat head used for fastening paper to a board etc.
ˈdrawstring noun
a cord threaded through the top of a bag etc for closing it.
draw a blank
to be unsuccessful in a search, inquiry etc.
draw a conclusion from
to come to a conclusion after thinking about (what one has learned). Don't draw any hasty conclusions from what I've said!
draw in
(of a car etc) to come to a halt at the side of the road.
draw the line
to fix a limit especially for what one is prepared to do.
draw/cast lots
to decide who is to do etc something by drawing names out of a box etc. Five of us drew lots for the two pop-concert tickets.
draw off
to pour out (liquid) from a large container. The barman drew off a pint of beer.
draw on
to use (money, strength, memory etc) as a source. I'll have to draw on my savings.
draw on
1. to pull on. He drew on his gloves.
2. to come nearer. Night drew on.
draw out
1. to take (money) from a bank. I drew out $40 yesterday.
2. to make longer. We drew out the journey as much as we could but we still arrived early.
3. (of a car etc) to move into the middle of the road from the side.
draw up
1. (of a car etc) to stop. We drew up outside their house.
2. to arrange in an acceptable form or order. They drew up the soldiers in line; The solicitor drew up a contract for them to sign.
3. to move closer. Draw up a chair!
4. to extend (oneself) into an upright position. He drew himself up to his full height.
long drawn out
going on for a long time. The meeting was long drawn out; a long-drawn-out meeting/scream.

Drawing

رَسْم kresba tegning Zeichnung σχέδιο dibujo piirros dessin crtež disegno 그림 tekening tegning rysunek desenho набросок teckning รูปวาด çizim bản vẽ 图画
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In the course of the evening, Miss Wilmot was called upon to sing and play for the amusement of the company, and I to exhibit my drawings, and, though he likes music, and she is an accomplished musician, I think I am right in affirming, that he paid more attention to my drawings than to her music.
Then, drawing a candle close to his elbow, he gathered all the drawings to himself, as well what he had seen as the others, and muttering, 'I must look at both sides now,' he eagerly commenced an examination, which I watched, at first, with tolerable composure, in the confidence that his vanity would not be gratified by any further discoveries; for, though I must plead guilty to having disfigured the backs of several with abortive attempts to delineate that too fascinating physiognomy, I was sure that, with that one unfortunate exception, I had carefully obliterated all such witnesses of my infatuation.
The furniture was the perfection of luxury and beauty; the table in the centre was bright with gaily bound books, elegant conveniences for writing, and beautiful flowers; the second table, near the window, was covered with all the necessary materials for mounting water-colour drawings, and had a little easel attached to it, which I could expand or fold up at will; the walls were hung with gaily tinted chintz; and the floor was spread with Indian matting in maize-colour and red.
Will you oblige me by looking at the drawings, if you really think they are quite safe.
Monsieur de Beaufort, in common with many other prisoners, was bent upon doing things that were prohibited; and the only resource the governor had was, one day when the duke was playing at tennis, to efface all these drawings, consisting chiefly of profiles.
The poor duke swore, fell into a rage, yelled, and declared that they wished to starve him to death as they had starved the Marechal Ornano and the Grand Prior of Vendome; but he refused to promise that he would not make any more drawings and remained without any fire in the room all the winter.
When you have done with that drawing," he said quietly, "please let me have it back again.
I only presumed to touch your drawing," she said, "because it was in danger.
The meeting of the next day at Muswell Hill had for its object-- as Turlington had already been informed--the drawing of Natalie's marriage-settlement.
I am glad you think I have been useful to her; but Harriet only wanted drawing out, and receiving a few, very few hints.
She had only just time to go into her dressing room, sprinkle her long, pale face with powder, rub it, set her dress to rights, and order tea in the big drawing room, when one after another carriages drove up to her huge house in Bolshaia Morskaia.
Anna Pavlovna's drawing room was gradually filling.