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
Synonyms: drafting draftsmanship

"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
Synonyms: drawing_off

: "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
Synonyms: lottery
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
Synonyms: draught draft
Related terms: pull pull
Similar spelling:   drink