Associations to the word «Drawing»


DRAWING, verb. Present participle of draw
DRAWING, noun. A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
DRAWING, noun. The act of producing such a picture.
DRAWING, noun. Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
DRAWING, noun. 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).
DRAWING, noun. A small portion of tea for steeping.
DRAWING BOARD, noun. A plane wooden construction or table to which paper can be fastened for drawing purposes.
DRAWING BOARD, noun. (figuratively) Used to refer to the planning stage of a project as in:
DRAWING BOARDS, noun. Plural of drawing board
DRAWING CARD, noun. (idiom) something that grabs attention
DRAWING DEAD, adjective. (poker) (of a player) Unable to win a particular hand, no matter what the remaining community cards are.
DRAWING HAND, noun. (poker) A poker hand which requires some specific cards on later rounds in order to become a strong hand.
DRAWING HANDS, noun. Plural of drawing hand
DRAWING LIVE, adjective. (poker) (of a player) After the flop or turn, able to win a particular hand, depending on the remaining community cards.
DRAWING OUT, verb. Present participle of draw out
DRAWING PIN, noun. A tack for attaching paper to a drawing board etc
DRAWING PINS, noun. Plural of drawing pin
DRAWING ROOM, noun. (British) A multifunctional room that can be used for any purpose in a palace or castle.
DRAWING ROOM, noun. (British) Any room where visitors may be entertained; now, the living room.
DRAWING ROOM, noun. (US) A private room on a railroad sleeping car.
DRAWING ROOMS, noun. Plural of drawing room
DRAWING SLATE, noun. A soft, slaty substance used in crayon drawing.

Dictionary definition

DRAWING, 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".
DRAWING, 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".
DRAWING, noun. The creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father".
DRAWING, noun. Players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed by casting lots.
DRAWING, noun. Act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source; "the drawing of water from the well".
DRAWING, noun. The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal