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The art of making decorative drawings by use of compass and rule, in a sense revived in Op art (optical art) techniques.
The art of tracing plans and illustrations.
A horizontal section, for example, of a structure, that shows the true dimensions according to a geometric scale.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The tracing of ground plans; the representation of a ground plot.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.