mechanical drawing


noun

drawing, as of machinery, done with the aid of rulers, scales, compasses, etc.

Nearby words

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Origin of mechanical drawing

First recorded in 1885–90

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British Dictionary definitions for mechanical drawing

mechanical drawing

noun

a drawing to scale of a machine, machine component, architectural plan, etc, from which dimensions can be taken for manufacture
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