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Origin of sketch
synonym study for sketch
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Example sentences from the Web for sketch
Astronomers have spent centuries filling in their sketches of our corner of the Milky Way.
These sketches caught public attention in the early 20th century, as planes gave us a bird’s-eye view—the best way to take them in.The famous Nazca lines aren’t mysterious—but they are ingenious|Sara Kiley Watson|January 3, 2021|Popular Science
Xochi addresses the issue by labeling its bags and cartons with a sketch of the chef’s face.Taqueria Xochi serves mouthwatering Mexican food from a tiny U Street storefront|Tom Sietsema|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
This process takes the data and summarizes it into a sketch.
So, an IR photograph may be able to reveal an original sketch on a canvas underneath layers of paint in a work of art.Fujifilm’s new infrared camera can see things your eyes can’t|Stan Horaczek|November 27, 2020|Popular Science
“Please,” he laughed, handing me the map after he was finished sketching.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, on other issues, she still was sketching out her positions.Meet Montana's Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate|Ben Jacobs|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The designer, who is often considered one of the last great couturiers, jokes that he could have kept on sketching forever.Christian Lacroix’s Couture Collection for Schiaparelli|Alice Cavanagh|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On the first two, look for tone: is Obama preparing for a streetfight, or sketching the outlines of a deal?
A TV pilot for HBO, and a book of stories that I'm just now sketching out.How I Write: ‘The Tragedy of Arthur’ by Arthur Phillips|Noah Charney|August 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Guys was not what is properly called an artist, but he had the particular gift of sketching the chief points of things rapidly.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Instead, he seemed to be sketching a face, which presently he tore carefully up into small pieces and destroyed.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Before this sculpture, with its obscure designs, a man might have dreamed of Prometheus roughly sketching for Michael Angelo.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Minetta very much wants to be an artist, and you meet her with her sketching things all over the place.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions