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line drawing

a drawing made with lines only, gradations in tone being provided by the spacing and thickness of the lines

line drawing

A graphic image outlined by solid lines. The mass of the drawing is imagined by the viewer. See wireframe modeling.
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European line drawing accomplished a kind of economic efficiency in pursuit of colonial administration.
One of the salient characteristics of tax law is its propensity for line drawing. (1) In many different contexts, tax law grants favorable tax treatment to transactions of one type and adverse treatment to transactions of another type.
Concerning the 14 trials of the recognition task, the participants had to explore a target line drawing (such as a small square) and then find the identical line drawing among two additional distracters (for example, a medium-sized square and a large square).
Provide books with pictures of owls so students can get ideas for simple line drawings. Tape drawings onto Styrofoam sheet and trace to make an impression.
In the past, Witt used a company that did line drawings for variety produce he normally merchandises in small trays, such as specialty or exotic items.
This high-performance printer is capable of both processing and printing an 11-inch x 17-inch color line drawing in "fast" mode in 15 seconds on plain paper, an 11-inch x 17-inch color line drawing in "normal" mode in 1.5 minutes, and an 11-inch x 17-inch image in "best" mode in 9 minutes on glossy paper.
Expecting to glaze over at his discussions of, say, Molluscum contagiosum or Condyloma acuminatum, we encounter Goldstone's quick assertion that the first is "not a shellfish" but rather a poxlike sexually transmitted virus (accompanied by a line drawing of bumps on a thigh); we find the second is the fancy name for venereal warts (illustrated by little bumps on the penis shaft).
It is an alphabetically organized explanation of every GD&T concept, tool, and rule with line drawing illustrations.
As a student, he began by trading in his brushes for a single brand of ink pen, filling canvases with fine, weblike skeins that fluctuated between the flatness of line drawing and a hallucinatory depth.
We transferred our line drawing of the acrobatic snowmen onto the linoleum's surface by placing a piece of carbon paper on the linoleum, laying our drawing on top, and tracing the lines with a pencil.
The others were an ink line drawing of Grand Canal Venice which sold for pounds 850 to a Welsh bidder and two prints.