drawing

[draw-ing]
noun
1.
the act of a person or thing that draws.
2.
a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color.
3.
a sketch, plan, or design, especially one made with pen, pencil, or crayon.
4.
the art or technique of making these.
5.
something decided by drawing lots; lottery.
6.
the selection, or time of selection, of the winning chance or chances sold by lottery or raffle.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English; see draw, -ing1

self-drawing, noun, adjective
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drawing (ˈdrɔːɪŋ)
 
n
1.  a picture or plan made by means of lines on a surface, esp one made with a pencil or pen without the use of colour
2.  a sketch, plan, or outline
3.  the art of making drawings; draughtsmanship

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Word Origin & History

drawing
c.1300, "pulling," in various senses, from draw. The picture-making sense is from 1520s.
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Example sentences for drawings
Turner are represented by oil paintings, water colours and drawings.
In order to conserve the drawings, the displays in the gallery are changed
  regularly.
Unfortunately, the drawings are long gone no recording was made.
He made one of the first scientific drawings of a fetus in utero.
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