draftsperson


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drafts·per·son

 (drăfts′pûr′sən)
n.
A drafter.

draftsperson

(ˈdrɑːftsˌpɜːsən)
n
(Professions) a draftsman or draftswoman

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.draftsperson - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machinesdraftsperson - a skilled worker who draws plans of buildings or machines
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
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The actual appointments made during the term of the contract may deviate from the requirements of the respective service numbers and the draftsperson as a whole.
Although one may substitute a period for this entire phrase and follow with the start of a new sentence with the same effect, the use of this term allows the draftsperson to establish his or her credentials as a lawyer and, as a side benefit, permits drafting run-on sentences galore.
Benjamin Kaplan, the primary draftsperson for the 1966 version of Rule 23, later wrote about the Committee's deliberations:
Having previously worked in engineering as a draftsperson, Emma took a career break to raise her three children.
She's worked as a draftsperson, project manager, and creative designer.
Phil Cardella, a computer draftsperson by day, said he was more lucky than smart when he won the final online satellite tournament of the series.
Desiring to do "some useful thing" (34), she briefly worked as a draftsperson for the U.
Similarly, specialist skills such as drawing are more readily outsourced to a qualified draftsperson to produce a quicker, higher-quality result for less money than internal resources would cost.
If the draftsperson uses multiple design layers with multiple scales, the conversion will force all of those objects to one scale.
Acknowledging the collaborative nature of office work, the editors have made an effort to identify the actual draftsperson where known.
This particular version seems to be either the original or a close copy of the sketch that was made by the NWMP prior to the dimensions being misconstrued by the draftsperson in Ottawa, resulting in a map that was thought to be a realistic representation of the fort until archaeological excavations proved them wrong.
Wagging school and organising sit-ins, at 16 Orchard left school to work as a draftsperson.