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DRAWING. A representation on paper, card, or other substance.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires all persons who apply for letters patent for an invention, to accompany their petitions or specifications with a drawing or drawings of the whole, and written references, when the nature of the case admits of drawings.

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There was no want of likeness, she had been fortunate in the attitude, and as she meant to throw in a little improvement to the figure, to give a little more height, and considerably more elegance, she had great confidence of its being in every way a pretty drawing at last, and of its filling its destined place with credit to them botha standing memorial of the beauty of one, the skill of the other, and the friendship of both; with as many other agreeable associations as Mr.
Elton was to take the drawing to London, chuse the frame, and give the directions; and Emma thought she could so pack it as to ensure its safety without much incommoding him, while he seemed mostly fearful of not being incommoded enough.
The last two weeks he hasn't looked at my drawings.
As I drove away to the station I felt as if I could cheerfully do anything to promote the interests of Sir Percival Glyde--anything in the world, except drawing the marriage settlement of his wife.
As the foreman of a spinning mill, when he has set the hands to work, goes round and notices here a spindle that has stopped or there one that creaks or makes more noise than it should, and hastens to check the machine or set it in proper motion, so Anna Pavlovna moved about her drawing room, approaching now a silent, now a too-noisy group, and by a word or slight rearrangement kept the conversational machine in steady, proper, and regular motion.
Everyone is invited to join in and you can draw, doodle, sketch, paint or just make marks with meaning, to celebrate the importance of drawing and visual literacy.
11 : to let air flow through <The fireplace is drawing well.
On a trip to Mexico's Copper Canyon, for example, he spent time waiting for a train by drawing around the train station.
By drawing the reference again--reinterpreting the original image to a lesser or greater extent, architects are reminded that their subject is both an intellectual and a scholarly activity.
The two drawing devices at the center of the show are elaborately extended drawing boards designed to facilitate observation and mapping, enabling the artist to locate herself both conceptually and physically.
I like to use my imagination when I am drawing because it makes me enjoy.