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drawing

EN[ˈdɹɔ.ɪŋ(ɡ)] [ˈdɹɑ.ɪŋ(ɡ)] [ˈdɹɔɹɪŋ(ɡ)] [-ɔːɪŋ] [-ɔːɹɪŋ]
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WDrawing
  • Drawing is a form of visual art in which a person uses various drawing instruments to mark paper or another two-dimensional medium.
  • A drawing instrument releases small amount of material onto a surface, leaving a visible mark. The most common support for drawing is paper, although other materials, such as cardboard, plastic, leather, canvas, and board, may be used.
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    Definition of drawing in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdrawingsSUF-ing
    1. A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
      1. Drawings and pictures are more than mere ornaments in scientific discourse. Blackboard sketches, geological maps, diagrams of molecular structure, astronomical photographs, MRI images, the many varieties of statistical charts and graphs: These pictorial devices are indispensable tools for presenting evidence, for explaining a theory, for telling a story.
    2. The act of producing such a picture.
      1. Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
        1. An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat).
          1. A small portion of tea for steeping.
          2. Verb
            1. present participle of draw.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Their wailing Dixieland came swinging out into the night, drawing the peekers outside from behind their shaded windows.
                • After the original plan failed miserably, they decided to go back to the drawing board and come up with something new.
                • Let us remember that free-hand drawing is only an approximate description of forms, and is not, like instrumental drawing, a mathematical representation of them.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Drawing a deep, steadying breath, Barefoot smelled the machine oil of the well-kept smoke pole. His very first shot put an immediate stop to Swann's barraging of Jessie.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Grammatically, this word "drawing" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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