Definition of Drawing board

1. Noun. A smooth board on which paper is placed for making drawings.

Exact synonyms: Drafting Board
Generic synonyms: Board

Definition of Drawing board

1. Noun. A plane wooden construction or table to which paper can be fastened for drawing purposes. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) Used to refer to the planning stage of a project as in: ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawing Board

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drawerful
drawerfuls
drawerless
drawers
drawersful
draweth
drawfiling
drawfilings
drawgear
drawgears
drawhead
drawheads
drawing
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drawing board (current term)
drawing boards
drawing card
drawing chalk
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drawing hand
drawing hands
drawing ink
drawing live
drawing lots
drawing off
drawing out
drawing paper
drawing pin
drawing pins

Literary usage of Drawing board

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Мам. HIGGINS' drawing board and Library Mucilage A norel semi-fluid ... drawing board ..."

2. A Treatise on Surveying, Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"Drawing.Board Protractor. Such a divided circle a8 has just been described, or a circular protractor, may be placed on a drawing.board near its center, ..."

3. Topographical Drawing and Sketching: Including Applications of Photography by Henry Albert Reed (1886)
"Preparation of the Paper and the Plain Drawing-Board.—For some purposes the paper might be simply fastened along its edges with thumb-tacks to a flat smooth ..."

4. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"Drawing.Board Protractor. Such a divided circle as has just been described, or a circular protractor, may be placed on a drawing.board near it* center, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"drawing board. A board especially prepared with squared edges and flat smooth surface to receive the paper or linen upon which a drawing is to be made. ..."

6. The Microscope: An Introduction to Microscopic Methods and to Histology by Simon Henry Gage (1920)
"For example, set the mirror at 35° and use a horizontal drawing board. With a pencil make dots at the corners of some of the squares,, and then with a ..."

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