drafting instrument

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Noun1.drafting instrument - an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawingsdrafting instrument - an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings
compass - drafting instrument used for drawing circles
divider - a drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use
protractor - drafting instrument used to draw or measure angles
triangle - any of various triangular drafting instruments used to draw straight lines at specified angles
T-square - a square used by draftsmen to draw parallel lines
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This is a drafting instrument, used by navigators to draw parallel lines on charts.
These tools (note card outliner, graphic organizer, drafting instrument, and assessment rubrics) not only provide the support for students to learn, they help teachers actively facilitate and assess each student's writing.
The architectural design of 127 Fulton Street, originally commissioned in 1892 by Keuffel & Esser Company, a world world-renowned designer of architectural drafting instruments with a reputation for excellence in functional design, features the rich details of a Renaissance Revival building.