|1.||[ noun ] an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine|
"it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
|Related terms:||artwork draw|
|2.||[ noun ] (fine art) 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"
|Related terms:||picture representation graphic_art plan sketch diagram pen-and-ink tracing rendering delineation silhouette mechanical_drawing charcoal stick_figure silverpoint doodle draw|
|3.||[ noun ] (fine art) the creation of artistic drawings|
"he learned drawing from his father"
|Related terms:||art tracing pyrography draw|
|4.||[ noun ] act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source|
: "the drawing of water from the well"
|Related terms:||drain derivation derivation draw|
|5.||[ noun ] (games) players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots|
|Related terms:||game_of_chance numbers_pool raffle sweepstake tombola lucky_dip draw|
|6.||[ noun ] the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling|
|Related terms:||pull pull|