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  Definition of drawing
  1. the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
  2. act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well"
  3. players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots
  4. the creation of artistic drawings; "he learned drawing from his father"
  5. 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"
  6. an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine; "it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
Similar Words: draft, draught, drawing off, lottery, draftsmanship, drafting

 

Hyponyms: derivation, tombola, lucky dip, numbers pool, numbers game, numbers racket, numbers, raffle, sweepstake, sweepstakes, pyrography, tracing, charcoal, delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing, diagram, mechanical drawing, pen-and-ink, plan, architectural plan, rendering, scribble, scrabble, doodle, silhouette, silverpoint, sketch, study, stick figure, trace

 

Derivational Morphology: pull, draw, force, take out, cast, trace, line, describe, delineate

 

 
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