line drawing


Definition of line drawing

: a drawing made in solid lines

Examples of line drawing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the cover is a line drawing of a little boy sitting in his father’s lap and smiling up at him. Beth Thames , al, "Dad’s got this," 17 June 2020 My style is baimiao, a simple line drawing technique in traditional Chinese painting, that is. Ian Johnson, The New York Review of Books, "‘Everyone Is Isolated’: An Interview with Yuan Ling," 24 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of line drawing

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of line drawing was in 1891

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“Line drawing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of line drawing

: a drawing made only with lines

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