noun, plural draw·ings-in.
Origin of drawing-in
Examples from the Web for drawing-in
Across the room at one of the "drawing-in frames" I see the figure of an unusally pretty girl with curly dark hair.The Woman Who Toils|Mrs. John Van Vorst and Marie Van Vorst
At five in the morning there is a drawing-in of the fleet to Pelican Portage.The New North|Agnes Deans Cameron
The world knows not—cares not—for its tiny life is but a thread in the warp of the great Drawing-in Machine.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
The drawing-in of the carriage in a sense causes the other two operations to be performed.The Story of the Cotton Plant|Frederick Wilkinson
Is the system better off as respects the drawing-in process?Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips