Definitions of drawing

  1. Money drawn for sales in a warehouse.
  2. an illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine; " it is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7"
  3. picture produced by representing forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; " he did complicated pen- and- ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
  4. players buy ( or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots
  5. The act of pulling, or attracting.
  6. The act or the art of representing any object by means of lines and shades; especially, such a representation when in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors of natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation; also, the figure or representation drawn.
  7. The process of stretching or spreading metals as by hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies.
  8. The process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning.
  9. The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.
  10. A representation or picture on a plane surface of the appearance of objects; a sketch.
  11. The art of representing objects by lines drawn, shading, etc.: the distribution of prizes, as at a lottery: a picture or representation made with a pencil, pen, crayon, etc. Drawings are classifiable under the names of pencil, pen, chalk, sepia, or water- color drawings from the materials used for their execution, and also into geometrical or linear and mechanical drawings, in which instruments, such as compasses, rulers, scales, are used, and free- hand drawings, in which no instrument is used to guide the hand.
  12. A delineation; art of delineating.
  13. The act of one who draws.
  14. A picture, sketch, or design; also, the art of representing objects by lines; delineation.
  15. The act of pulling, hanling, or attracting; a representation of objects on a plain surface by means of lines and shades, as with a pencil, crayon, & c.; a picture drawn; the distribution of prizes in a lottery.
  16. The representation of a thing on a flat surface.