draughtsman


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draughts·man

 (drăfts′mən)
n. Chiefly British
1. Variant of draftsman.
2. Games One of the pieces used in draughts; a checker.

draughtsman

(ˈdrɑːftsmən) or

draftsman

n, pl -men
1. (Professions) Also called (feminine): draughtswoman a person who practises or is qualified in mechanical drawing, employed to prepare detailed scale drawings of machinery, buildings, devices, etc
2. (Art Terms) Also called (feminine): draughtswoman a person skilled in drawing
3. (Chess & Draughts) Brit any of the 12 flat thick discs used by each player in the game of draughts. US and Canadian equivalent: checker
ˈdraughtsmanˌship, ˈdraftsmanˌship n

drafts•man

(ˈdræfts mən, ˈdrɑfts-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person who makes mechanical drawings.
2. an artist skilled in drawing.
3. a person who draws up documents.
[1655–65]
drafts′man•ship`, n.
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.draughtsman - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machinesdraughtsman - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
Translations
رَسّام هَنْدَسي
kreslířprojektant
tegnerteknisk tegner
műszaki rajzoló
teiknari
braižytojas
rasētājszīmētājs
teknik ressam

draughtsman

draftsman (US) [ˈdrɑːftsmən] N (draughtsmen (pl))
1. (in drawing office) → delineante mf, dibujante mf
2. (Brit) (in game) → dama f, pieza f

draughtsman

[ˈdrɑːftsmən] (British) draftsman (US) ndessinateur/trice m/f (industriel(le))

draughtsman

, (US) draftsman
n pl <-men>
(of plans)Zeichner m; (of documents, treaty etc)Verfasser m
(Brit, in game) → Damestein m

draughtsman

draftsman (Am) [ˈdrɑːftsmən] n (-men (pl)) (in drawing office) → disegnatore/trice

draughtsman

(especially American) draftsmanplural ˈdraughtsmen, ~ˈdraftsmen (ˈdraːftsmən) noun
a person who is good at or employed in making drawings. My son is a draughtsman in a firm of engineers.
References in classic literature ?
Accustomed to the drawing of the old masters, and convinced that Ingres was the greatest draughtsman of recent times, I thought that Strickland drew very badly.
One was a map of the Pyncheon territory at the eastward, not engraved, but the handiwork of some skilful old draughtsman, and grotesquely illuminated with pictures of Indians and wild beasts, among which was seen a lion; the natural history of the region being as little known as its geography, which was put down most fantastically awry.
Roker's statement, was the racket-ground; and it further appeared, on the testimony of the same gentleman, that there was a smaller area in that portion of the prison which was nearest Farringdon Street, denominated and called 'the Painted Ground,' from the fact of its walls having once displayed the semblance of various men- of-war in full sail, and other artistical effects achieved in bygone times by some imprisoned draughtsman in his leisure hours.
Tulliver must not mind paying extra for drawing; let Tom be made a good draughtsman, and he would be able to turn his pencil to any purpose.
The incident is so impressed on my remembrance, that if I were a draughtsman I could draw its form here, I dare say, accurately as it was that day, and little Em'ly springing forward to her destruction (as it appeared to me), with a look that I have never forgotten, directed far out to sea.
In dirty upper casements, here and there, hazy little patches of candlelight reveal where some wise draughtsman and conveyancer yet toils for the entanglement of real estate in meshes of sheep-skin, in the average ratio of about a dozen of sheep to an acre of land.
His first place was at the Union Iron Works, in San Francisco, where he proved a most able draughtsman.
I knew a draughtsman employed in a public survey who found that he could not sketch the rocks until their geological structure was first explained to him.
The draughtsman who had been already appointed to accompany it has lost heart, and withdrawn at the eleventh hour, and Walter is to fill his place.
Bixiou (pronounce it Bisiou) was a draughtsman, who ridiculed Dutocq as readily as he did Rabourdin, whom he nicknamed "the virtuous woman.
Tenders are invited for Call for quotation for the provision of draughtsman services
The section leader was well aware of this ghost draughtsman, but knew better than to make waves.