HyperDic: drawing

English > 6 senses of the word drawing:
NOUNcommunicationdrawingan illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
artifactdrawinga representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines
actdrawing, draftsmanship, draftingthe creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
actdrawing, lotteryplayers buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots
actdrawing, drawing offact of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid / liquid from a source
actdrawing, draft, draughtthe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
drawing > pronunciation
Soundsdrao'ihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper.
Example"it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
NarrowerframeA single drawing in a comic strip
Broaderartwork, art, graphics, nontextual matterphotographs or other visual representations in a printed publication
Spanishdibujo
Catalandibuix
Verbsdrawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
drawengage in drawing
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA representation of forms or objects on a surface / surface by means of lines.
Examples
  • "drawings of abstract forms"
  • "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
NarrowercharcoalA drawing made with a stick of black carbon material
delineation, depiction, limning, line drawingA drawing of the outlines of forms or objects
diagramA drawing intended to explain how something works
mechanical drawingscale drawing of a machine or architectural plan etc,
pen-and-inkA drawing executed with pen and ink
plan, architectural planscale drawing of a structure
renderingperspective drawing of an architect's design
scribble, scrabble, doodleAn aimless drawing
silhouetteA drawing of the outline of an object
silverpointA drawing made on specially prepared paper with an instrument having a silver tip (15th and 16th centuries)
sketch, studypreliminary drawing for later elaboration
stick figureDrawing of a human or animal that represents the head by a circle and the rest of the body by straight lines
tracing, traceA drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishdibujo, figura, imagen, retrato
Catalandibuix
Verbsdrawmake a mark or lines on a surface
drawrepresent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe creation of artistic pictures or diagrams.
Example"he learned drawing from his father"
Synonymsdraftsmanship, drafting
NarrowerpyrographyThe act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame
tracingThe act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
Broaderart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Spanishdibujo
Catalandelineació, dibuix
Verbsdrawengage in drawing
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningplayers buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots.
Synonymlottery
Narrowerlucky dipA game / 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 pool, numbers game, numbers racket, numbersAn illegal daily lottery
raffleA lottery in which the prizes are goods rather than money
sweepstakesA lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants
tombolaA lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
Broadergame of chance, gambling gameA game / game that involves gambling
Spanishlotería, loto
Catalanloteria
Verbsdrawchoose at random
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAct of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid / liquid from a source.
Example"the drawing of water from the well"
Synonymdrawing off
NarrowerderivationDrawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation
derivationDrawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body
BroaderdrainA gradual depletion of energy or resources
Spanishvaciado
Catalanbuidatge
Verbsdrawtake liquid out of a container or well
English > drawing: 6 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.
Synonymsdraft, draught
Broaderpull, pullingThe act of pulling
Verbsdrawcause to move by pulling

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