Meaning of DRAWING in English

DRAWING

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an outline drawing/sketch

Once I am happy with the outline sketch, I start painting.

drawing board

The current system just isn’t working – we need to go back to the drawing board and start afresh.

drawing pin

drawing power

drawing room

drawing to a close (= ending )

The monsoon season was drawing to a close .

freehand drawing/sketch

line drawing

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

architectural

Works to be shown include architectural drawings by Huyot, Brune, and Bonnet.

They regularly review engineering and architectural drawings and specifications to monitor progress and ensure compliance with plans and specifications.

Galerie de Stael, for example, sold seventeen works, mainly nineteenth-century watercolours and architectural drawings .

The show features original architectural drawings , photos, scale models and videos.

These papers include maps, plans and architectural drawings .

A device used to produce maps, architectural drawings and other graphic output.

Monumental sculptures and architectural drawings are on the programme at Villa Blanche, until 16 May.

I stopped off at Jim Groeling's place - a fine old barn - to discuss some architectural drawings with him.

detailed

George worked from detailed plans, drawings and photographs of the Fort, employing a scale of 1:300.

I shall be here for some time - I have to make detailed drawings and take photographs.

You may need full planning permission, based on the submission of detailed drawings .

It can be used with or without quantities, and either the architect or the contractor produces detailed drawings .

Detail is a lower-level job, involving the preparation of detailed drawings for use by craftsmen or women.

One detailed drawing shows a grand chateau with vineyards, tennis court and swimming pool.

old

She also claimed on television that 152 old drawings had disappeared.

The Library, which contains also the world famous Old Master drawings collection, was untouched.

original

Mixed media such as newspaper and magazine clippings and original drawings executed by the artist create these combines.

They're using the original drawings by Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

The show features original architectural drawings , photos, scale models and videos.

The original drawing for the blue plaque is included.

This was also necessary in order to obscure all traces of the original pencil drawing .

Plus a whole batch of original drawings previewing his next collection.

Working from the original drawings a high quality coach true to the original, but complying with modern regulations will result.

special

I was sitting on the floor of the pantry, in my special place, drawing and feeling a little sad.

He illustrated them with special drawings .

technical

A language of technical drawing began.

But for others, the reverse was true: it was technical drawing which attracted them into engineering.

Electronic filing would require very large storage capacities for maps and technical drawings . 4.

Both are lavishly illustrated throughout with period photographs and technical drawings .

The only subject which I had difficulty with was technical drawing .

Now technical drawing was completely new and I did get some help from a boyfriend.

When I was in the first year, he gave me some assistance in technical drawing .

In 1817 Clement left Maudslays and set up his own business, specializing in technical drawing and the manufacture of high-precision machinery.

■ NOUN

attention

Smith wrote to Charles Hermite, the president of the Academy, drawing attention to his papers.

He can't be very bright can he, drawing attention to himself like that?

It is often difficult to know when and how to intervene without reinforcing the insult by drawing attention to it.

Its circular of 12 January drawing attention to the decisions against united action taken at Southport, had been ignored.

The movement was slow and sly to avoid drawing attention to himself.

Feminists questioned this, drawing attention to the contribution to wealth made by women's unpaid labour in the home.

board

The balancing of these main curves is done on the drawing board .

But evolution never starts from a clean drawing board .

You have to discard the propeller engine and go back to the drawing board .

These are then traced on a touch-sensitive drawing board to make digital data signals which are dumped in the computer memory.

The new ship, which has been on the drawing boards since the late 1970s, will be a research vessel.

They want to see the road plan sent back to the drawing board .

There are also different kinds of drawing boards which will hold the paper firmly down and provide moving X and Y axes.

It already had a well-developed product on the market, whilst its rivals were struggling to get one on to the drawing board .

life

Stephen Conroy and I had the same tutor, Geoff Squires, and maybe he's a model for our life drawing .

In the life drawing classes it was hard to get a seat and many sat on the windowsills.

She felt that she would like to take up life drawing .

I think attending an evening class in life drawing helped me overcome this hurdle.

Conté Carres crayons are well known and very popular, especially for life drawing .

line

The illustrations were line drawings and she used to colour them in with crayons after each new plant had been correctly named.

There were light bulbs representing the stars and line drawings of the celestial figures.

Golf has replaced hockey as her sport, and she still enjoys acting and painting and especially line drawing .

The page description language also allows graphics to be incorporated; rules, tones, line drawings and so on.

Base artwork artwork requiring additional components such as halftones or line drawings to be added before the reproduction stage.

Illustrations and line drawings are of the highest quality, many coming from Chris's own photographic portfolio.

The results are terse and sharply etched, like the best line drawings .

Jan Pienkowski's bold primary colours and simple line drawings are a baby's delight.

master

The Library, which contains also the world famous Old Master drawings collection, was untouched.

Colnaghi is showing a wide-ranging group of fifty-three fine Master drawings .

The master drawing is usually the ground floor plan, taken as a section at one metre height.

package

This program is better than a great number of Commercial drawing packages for children.

Designworks 1.2 Designworks is one of the few budget drawing packages that isn't derived from a larger, more expensive product.

Before choosing a painting or drawing package it is important to realise the fundamental difference between them.

All of the current high-end drawing packages are packed with features and are capable of the highest quality output.

Designworks is an economical package but you still need a reasonably powerful machine to run any drawing package.

A very good drawing package and one that is getting better all the time.

Look out for products such as Visio, a drop and drag drawing package which utilises job-specific stencils.

This could seen as a graphical art exercise achieved by astute utilisation of a drawing package .

pin

A drawing pin through the pocket ensures the holder does not fall out; comfort, security and peace at last.

If you happen to.sit on a drawing pin and jump up the objective is a rear-end one.

Using drawing pins , attach the top edge to the pelmet board.

room

At the end of the collation the objects of this relentless pedagogical experiment were suddenly in the drawing room .

When I returned to the drawing room , a clergyman was talking about the hardships being suffered by children in Berlin.

He looked as if he had just stepped out of a drawing room in the shires.

The house being packed up in the Mansfield Street drawing room .

She switched on the lights for the drawing room on her right though she did not go into the room.

But Charles and Elaine were sitting on the rug before the open wood fire in the drawing room .

It was a relief to see Sophia standing in the window of the vicarage drawing room and beckoning her to come in.

There was a scene in a panelled drawing room .

scale

Use should be made of such things as plans of models, dress patterns, scale drawings , photographs, maps.

Applications to craft work and model making provide overlap with work on scale drawing .

■ VERB

include

His show at Esman will include a large wall drawing .

Graphics include maps and drawings , often positioned over the shoulder of the anchor.

It includes drawing , painting, design, sculpture and textiles.

Works to be shown include architectural drawings by Huyot, Brune, and Bonnet.

These options include drawing and painting skills, two-dimensional design, ceramics, fabric crafts, and fashion.

These activities include drawing , cutting out, identifying objects, and written exercises.

It includes drawings for wall decorations, tapestries, silverware, stage designs and even a triumphal car.

Amdega's exclusive design service is absolutely free and includes drawings and quotations.

make

In 1908 he had made a drawing of a table-turning.

These players would rush back to their respective teams and quickly make drawings to convey what was on the card.

Visual formats make the drawing of conclusions simpler.

They would sit with him and watch him color or make simple drawings in the notebooks they brought him.

His choice is made entirely from drawings of the prospective children.

They were able to make drawings that stirred real emotions other than laughter.

Patterns are made from drawings and are three dimensional representation usually in wood of the product.

Winsor &038; Newton used to make double-sided drawing pins, but alas, no longer.

produce

Spitzer produces his drawings in a darkroom by applying a titanium mixture on to parchment, which gradually turns black in daylight.

It can be used with or without quantities, and either the architect or the contractor produces detailed drawings .

A device used to produce maps, architectural drawings and other graphic output.

For instance, some children were asked to produce a drawing to show what is inside their bodies.

This type of software is widely used in industry, architecture, etc to produce design drawings .

I produced a full size drawing on cartridge graph paper and cut out templates for both inner and outer surfaces.

Invariably, the left hand produces a better drawing .

By completing pictures children can demonstrate their ideas visually without spending a lot of time producing a complicated drawing .

show

The box shown in the drawing is an opportunity space.

In February 1928, she had shown pastels and drawings .

Finally, bend the strip as shown in the drawing .

And sometimes they showed me drawings of places in Angria or Gondal.

Works to be shown include architectural drawings by Huyot, Brune, and Bonnet.

About one hundred sculptures and constructions, the majority loaned by the Fundacio Joan Miró and shown with related drawings and sketches.

The following will show how the name drawing arose.

It is also possible to use a large ice-cream carton, cut as shown in the drawing .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(go) back to the drawing board

Voters rejected the bridge expansion plan, so it's back to the drawing board for city engineers.

For San Jose, it was back to the drawing board.

So Superman, once the most recognized and revered hero in comic books, was sent back to the drawing board.

Sometimes, you also have to go back to the drawing board.

The Cta episode has therefore sent the whole idea of direct dating of petroglyphs back to the drawing board.

They must go back to the drawing board and review the whole of youth training.

They want to see the road plan sent back to the drawing board.

You also could go back to the drawing board with that budget, trying to reduce costs.

You have to discard the propeller engine and go back to the drawing board.

on the drawing board

Additional programs in international studies and telecommunications were on the drawing board.

Parisians remain unconvinced that the project will be approved, especially since it is not the only idea on the drawing board.

Plans also are on the drawing board to develop chips for the cable industry.

The balancing of these main curves is done on the drawing board.

Until that changes, the Tobin tax will remain on the drawing board.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Degas did a series of drawings of dancers at the ballet school in Paris.

I did a drawing of the church

Katherine enjoys drawing .

Leonardo Da Vinci's drawings show an immensely inventive and inquiring mind.

On the wall was a drawing of a woman's head by Matisse.

The classroom was bright and cheerful, with childrens' drawings on the walls.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Calligraphic screens generated drawings in the same fashion.

Cottage Holidays has a 92-page brochure with drawings and descriptions of properties.

Her drawings reveal this gift in its greatest purity.

In 1908 he had made a drawing of a table-turning.

It was really my doing, or rather my drawings, that had brought us to this brink.

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