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detail drawing

noun, Engineering
1.
a drawing, at relatively large scale, of a part of a building, machine, etc., with dimensions or other information for use in construction.
Also called detail.
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  • The upper ends of the rafters are to be mitred, and the V-shaped notch cut as shown in detail drawing.

    Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster
  • A cross section of window sill is shown in the detail drawing at e.

    Carpentry and Woodwork Edwin W. Foster
  • Four of the end rails should be marked and mortises cut for the upright slats as shown in the detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • A simple design for a hall or window seat is shown in the accompanying sketch and detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • The end rails should be marked and mortises cut for the upright slats as shown in the detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • A library table of neat appearance and correct proportions is shown in the accompanying sketch and detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • It is much better to write the name of the material beneath the piece in a detail drawing.

  • The top back rail serves as a top back board and should have the corners rounded as shown in the detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • The accompanying sketch and detail drawing show a design of a bedside stand.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • Having the boards for the post cut to the proper length and square, nail them together as shown in the detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
British Dictionary definitions for detail drawing

detail drawing

noun
1.
a separate large-scale drawing of a small part or section of a building, machine, etc
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