drawing

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  • She won her first seven games before drawing the final game.
  • Later in his life drawing the atmosphere was also important in his work.
  • Like her father, she developed a love for art and drawing.
  • There is some evidence for the use of drawing further East prior to this period.
  • The same word was often used for any metal drawing or rolling process.
  • She was an engineer and did much technical drawing work for her husband.
  • Since his early childhood he spent his free time by drawing on any material he could find.
  • Without that extra money, he could not make a living drawing comic books.
  • It can be moved from a church to a drawing-room, from a museum to a study.
  • He also compared the creative process of drawing with that involved in writing.
  • He would spend time drawing with his father and his mother introduced him to the world of art.
  • The hand itself is called a draw or drawing hand.
  • First-angle is drawing the object sides based on where they land.
  • My time on earth is drawing to a close.
  • The drawing style of certain characters has changed from the early years of the strip to today.
  • A drawing is held to determine start order for the race.
  • Second, an artist has a connection to drawing another human being that cannot exist with any other subject.
  • He soon left and by the early 1950s, he was drawing on a regular basis.
  • Third-angle is drawing the object sides based on where they are.
  • A turning point of his artistic life came when he first noticed a fellow student drawing.
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Root form of drawing is draw for the verb.

Words starting with drawing

Meaning of drawing

  • noun An illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book, magazine, or newspaper
    it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
  • noun A representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
    drawings of abstract forms, he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures
  • noun The creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
    he learned drawing from his father
  • noun Act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source
    the drawing of water from the well
  • verb Make, formulate, or derive in the mind
    I draw a line here, draw a conclusion, draw parallels, make an estimate, What do you make of his remarks?
  • verb Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover
    draw a weapon, pull out a gun, The mugger pulled a knife on his victim
  • verb Represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface
    She drew an elephant, Draw me a horse
  • verb Take liquid out of a container or well
    She drew water from the barrel
  • verb Select or take in from a given group or region
    The participants in the experiment were drawn from a representative population
  • verb Elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.
    The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans, The comedian drew a lot of laughter
  • verb Move or go steadily or gradually
    The ship drew near the shore
  • verb Choose at random
    draw a card, cast lots
  • verb Earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher
    He drew a base on balls
  • verb Bring or lead someone to a certain action or condition
    She was drawn to despair, The President refused to be drawn into delivering an ultimatum, The session was drawn to a close
  • verb Cause to flow
    The nurse drew blood
  • verb Write a legal document or paper
    The deed was drawn in the lawyer's office
  • verb Engage in drawing
    He spent the day drawing in the garden
  • verb Move or pull so as to cover or uncover something
    draw the shades, draw the curtains
  • verb Allow a draft
    This chimney draws very well
  • verb Require a specified depth for floating
    This boat draws 70 inches
  • verb Pull (a person) apart with four horses tied to his extremities, so as to execute him
    in the old days, people were drawn and quartered for certain crimes
  • verb Contract
    The material drew after it was washed in hot water
  • verb Reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
    draw wire
  • verb Steep; pass through a strainer
    draw pulp from the fruit
  • verb Flatten, stretch, or mold metal or glass, by rolling or by pulling it through a die or by stretching
    draw steel
  • verb Cause to localize at one point
    Draw blood and pus