Definition of drawing
1 : an act or instance of drawing; especially : the process of deciding something by drawing lots
2 : the art or technique of representing an object or outlining a figure, plan, or sketch by means of lines
Examples of drawing in a Sentence
She made a drawing of my house.
with an economy of lines, he created a vivid drawing of the tree
Recent Examples of drawing from the Web
After years of back-and-forth dialogue over drawings with developers, the Buffalo Grove Village Board approved plans late last year to build a Woodman's Food Market on the site.
Children must use the entry forms available from the library or at www.nkcpl.org for their drawings.
Green’s name was picked in a December drawing along with 368 others from 40 states and 30 countries.
The Spirit of the Fourth prize drawing will be held when the race concludes, around 2 p.m.
The show, which is free, includes both original full-scale preliminary drawings and digital copies of fragile, smaller studies.
Guests also enjoyed silent and live auctions, opportunity drawings and a hat-and-derby contest, all at the Pickwick Gardens and Banquet Center in the Rancho Equestrian District of Burbank.
The ratings were similarly sleepy, with Kelly’s third outing for NBC drawing just 3.5 million viewers—her Sunday night show’s worst ratings since its debut, trailing a re-run of 60 Minutes by nearly 2 million.
This solo collection now proves her strength as a storyteller in her own right and that, of course, the drawing is central to that process.
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First Known Use of drawing
DRAWING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drawing for English Language Learners
: 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
DRAWING Defined for Kids
Definition of drawing for Students
1 : a picture created by making lines on a surface
2 : the act or art of creating a picture, plan, or sketch by making lines on a surface
3 : an act or instance of picking something at random Who won the drawing?
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