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draughtsman

(US), draftsman
1. a person skilled in drawing
2. Brit any of the 12 flat thick discs used by each player in the game of draughts

draftsman

[′draf·smən]
(engineering)
An individual skilled in drafting, especially of machinery and structures.
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When Coxeter worked out trigonometrically what the proper angle of such a curve in Escher's print should be, he obtained 79 degrees 58 minutes, again confirming the accuracy of Escher's draftsmanship.
Yet, often initiatives are so sloppily drawn the courts invalidate them; a dose of legislative draftsmanship might actually help.
The rich colors, sublime draftsmanship and imaginative imagery of these works - such as Douglas Fairbanks' ``Thief of Bagdad'' astride a winged stallion, Rita Hayworth's seductive slouch as ``Gilda'' and ``The Lady From Shanghai,'' or ``The Phantom of the Opera'' and ``King Kong,'' poignant and terrible looming over their tormenting cities - will make choosing very hard indeed.
Only gradually would he be initiated into the more complex dimensions of the artist's realm of activity: draftsmanship, composition, application of color, use of chiaroscuro, the depiction of philosophical and mythological themes.
Because it is difficult for one person to be equally proficient in literary composition, physics, forensics, anthropology, draftsmanship, and bookbinding, my work must be inevitably weak in places.
The controlled, colourful strokes of a fashion model's face mimic the assured draftsmanship of a seasoned stylist.
For modern archaeologists, although they can call on advanced photographic techniques and other recording methods, draftsmanship remains an important tool of archaeological field work.
Fellow Lambert students had won the Grand Prix de Rome for architecture in 1901 and 1902(2) and it was at the atelier Lambert that Bellot had himself acquired the skills in architectural composition and draftsmanship, and the stylistic versatility, that earned him a steady series of 'first mentions' for the work he submitted to the school) He obtained the Diploma in December 1900 and, the following year, entered a public competition for the design of a church at Flers in Normandy with another Lambert student, Paul-Marie-Joseph Hulot (1876-1959).
The notice of deficiency provisions in the Internal Revenue Code are not a model of good draftsmanship.
Acrobatic sportsmanship and dance draftsmanship - the play of line-are talents shared by both companies, though the effect of Pucci's work is lighter and less extreme artistically and gymnastically.
If it was truly the decedent's objective to obtain a full marital deduction, only poor draftsmanship added an option that was both unintended and resulted in a tax disaster.
Timothy Rub, assistant director of the Hood Museum at Dartmouth, points out that the restoration dramatically clarifies the colors and many of Orozco's more subtle bits of draftsmanship, including his use of several colors to model figures.