[ drafts-pur-suhn, drahfts- ]
/ ˈdræftsˌpɜr sən, ˈdrɑfts- /
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a person employed in making mechanical drawings, especially in an architectural or engineering firm.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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To do this, Tharp had to use her training as a geologist and experience with mapping on land — knowledge and skills that a typical research assistant or draftsperson wouldn’t have had.Marie Tharp’s groundbreaking maps brought the seafloor to the world|Betsy Mason|January 13, 2021|Science News