- drawing, as of machinery, done with the aid of rulers, scales, compasses, etc.
Origin of mechanical drawing
First recorded in 1885–90
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- a drawing to scale of a machine, machine component, architectural plan, etc, from which dimensions can be taken for manufacture
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