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drawing

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noun draw·ing \ˈdrȯ(-)iŋ\

Simple Definition of drawing

  • : a picture, image, etc., that is made by making lines on a surface with a pencil, pen, marker, chalk, etc., but usually not with paint

  • : the act or art of making a picture, image, etc., with a pencil, pen, marker, chalk, etc., but usually not with paint

  • : an act of choosing something (such as a winning ticket) from a group without knowing which one you are choosing

Full Definition of drawing

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of drawing; especially :  the process of deciding something by drawing lots

  2. 2 :  the art or technique of representing an object or outlining a figure, plan, or sketch by means of lines

  3. 3 :  something drawn or subject to drawing: as a :  an amount drawn from a fund b :  a representation formed by drawing :  sketch

Examples of drawing

  1. She made a drawing of my house.

  2. <with an economy of lines, he created a vivid drawing of the tree>



14th Century

First Known Use of drawing

14th century

Rhymes with drawing



DRAWING Defined for Kids

drawing

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noun draw·ing \ˈdrȯ-iŋ\

Definition of drawing

  1. 1 :  a picture created by making lines on a surface

  2. 2 :  the act or art of creating a picture, plan, or sketch by making lines on a surface

  3. 3 :  an act or instance of picking something at random <Who won the drawing?>





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