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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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  • Also square up the crosspieces marked B in the detail drawing.

    Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor
  • A cross section of window sill is shown in the detail drawing at e.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
  • The construction of the top rails is shown at d in the detail drawing.

    Carpentry and Woodwork

    Edwin W. Foster
  • It is much better to write the name of the material beneath the piece in a detail drawing.

  • The detail drawing shows the side and back, the front being the same as the back from the seat down.

    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 accompanying sketch and detail drawing show a design of a bedside stand.

    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
  • 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
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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