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line drawing

n.
A drawing made with lines only, especially one used as copy for a line cut.
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line drawing

n
(Art Terms) a drawing made with lines only, gradations in tone being provided by the spacing and thickness of the lines
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line′ draw`ing


n.
a drawing done exclusively in line.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.line drawing - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objectsline drawing - a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
animalization - a depiction in the form of an animal
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"
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Translations

line drawing

ndisegno a tratteggio
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