drafting

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

drafting \drafting\ n.

1. writing a first version to be filled out and polished later. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the craft of drawing blueprints.

Syn: mechanical drawing. [WordNet 1.5]

3. a creation of artistic drawings.

Syn: drawing, draftsmanship. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Draft \Draft\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Drafted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drafting}.]

1. To draw the outline of; to delineate.

2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial.

3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select; especially, to compulsorily select and induct members of a population to serve in the armed forces. [1913 Webster +PJC]

HotLips Houlihan: How did a degenerate person like him achieve such a position of responsibility in the army? Radar: He was drafted. --M*A*S*H (the movie)

Some royal seminary in Upper Egypt, from whence they drafted novices to supply their colleges and temples. -- Holwell.

4. To transfer by draft.

All her rents been drafted to London. -- Fielding.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

drafting

noun

1: writing a first version to be filled out and polished later

2: the craft of drawing blueprints [syn: {drafting}, {mechanical drawing}]

3: the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father" [syn: {drawing}, {draftsmanship}, {drafting}]


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