drawings

All Noun
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  • He typically did not make drawings by hand but worked from memory.
  • A collection of his drawings is still in the possession of his family.
  • How did I think up my drawings and my ideas for painting?
  • The building was destroyed by fire and is only known from drawings.
  • He controlled the small research department, making all the drawings himself.
  • Since the 14th century, each century has produced artists who have created great drawings.
  • She did not allow him to take photographs, but did let him make drawings of them.
  • Although he uses his visor to see, production drawings show that he still has eyes.
  • He produced many further drawings featuring impossible objects, sometimes with the entire drawing being an impossible object.
  • His life drawings of both animals and people were used and referenced throughout his life.
  • He also produced some charcoal drawings of trees and park-like country.
  • Some researchers believe the drawings are too advanced for this era and question this age.
  • He began to draw as a child and continued making drawings throughout the years leading to his decision to become an artist.
  • Since that time, these paintings or drawings have become known both inside and outside of Mexico.
  • While his humorous drawings did not appeal to her, she supported his painting career.
  • Only the story was important to him, not the actual drawings.
  • During these same years he made a few drawings on wood, turning to account his early facility in this mode.
  • Here he produced a series of drawings of the town and surrounding area foreshadowing his later work.
  • Early Storm drawings show her wearing white rather than black.
  • Either way, his drawings were destroyed during the cutting of the block.
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Root form of drawings is draw for verb and drawing for noun.

Meaning of drawings

  • 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