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Definition: Drawing knife
1. The act of pulling, or attracting.
2. The act or the art of representing any object by means of
lines and shades; especially, such a representation when
in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors
of natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with
hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation;
also, the figure or representation drawn.
3. The process of stretching or spreading metals as by
hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and
cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies.
4. (Textile Manuf.) The process of pulling out and elongating
the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers,
to prepare it for spinning.
5. The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.
Note: Drawing is used adjectively or as the first part of
compounds in the sense of pertaining to drawing, for
drawing (in the sense of pulling, and of pictorial
representation); as, drawing master or drawing-master,
drawing knife or drawing-knife, drawing machine,
drawing board, drawing paper, drawing pen, drawing
A drawing of tea
, a small portion of tea for steeping.
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(Fine Arts), a thick, sized paper for
draughtsman and for water-color painting.
, a soft, slaty substance used in crayon
drawing; -- called also black chalk
, or drawing chalk
, a style of drawing made without the use
of guiding or measuring instruments, as distinguished from
mechanical or geometrical drawing; also, a drawing thus
Drawing knife \Draw“ing knife”\
, Drawknife \Draw"knife`\
1. A woodworker`s and joiner's tool having a blade with a
handle at each end, used to shave off surfaces, by drawing
it toward one; a shave; -- called also drawshave
2. (Carp.) A tool used for the purpose of making an incision
along the path a saw is to follow, to prevent it from
tearing the surface of the wood.