mechanical drawing


Definition of mechanical drawing

1 : drawing done with the aid of instruments
2 : a drawing made with instruments

Examples of mechanical drawing in a Sentence

She's taking a class in mechanical drawing. a detailed series of mechanical drawings
Recent Examples on the Web Her father, Rodrigo Varo y Zejalvo, a hydraulic engineer, taught her mechanical drawing and encouraged her interest in art and science. New York Times, 24 Sep. 2021 As part of the architectural classes, Custen studied mechanical drawing, inspired by his father who was a mechanical engineer. Lyndi Mcnulty,, 14 May 2021

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First Known Use of mechanical drawing

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mechanical drawing was in 1811

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1 Oct 2021

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“Mechanical drawing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of mechanical drawing

: drawing done by using special instruments that allow you to draw a machine, building, etc., in a very precise and accurate way

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