mechanical drawing


mechanical drawing
noun
1. scale drawing of a machine or architectural plan etc,
Hypernyms: ↑drawing
2. the craft of drawing blueprints
Syn: ↑drafting
Derivationally related forms: ↑draft (for: ↑drafting)
Hypernyms: ↑trade, ↑craft

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noun, pl ⋯ -ings
US : drawing done by using special instruments that allow you to draw a machine, building, etc., in a very precise and accurate way
[noncount]

She's taking a class in mechanical drawing.

[count]

a detailed series of mechanical drawings


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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