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DRAFTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drafting mean? 

DRAFTING (noun)
  The noun DRAFTING has 3 senses:

1. writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
2. the craft of drawing blueprints
3. the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

  Familiarity information: DRAFTING used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAFTING (noun)


Sense 1drafting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Writing a first version to be filled out and polished later

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("drafting" is a kind of...):

authorship; composition; penning; writing (the act of creating written works)


Sense 2drafting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The craft of drawing blueprints

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

drafting; mechanical drawing

Hypernyms ("drafting" is a kind of...):

craft; trade (the skilled practice of a practical occupation)


Sense 3drafting [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The creation of artistic pictures or diagrams

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

draftsmanship; drafting; drawing

Context example:

he learned drawing from his father

Hypernyms ("drafting" is a kind of...):

art; artistic creation; artistic production (the creation of beautiful or significant things)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "drafting"):

pyrography (the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame)

tracing (the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline)


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