• IPA: /ˈdɹɔ.(w)ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (cot-caught merger) IPA: /ˈdɹɑ.ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (intrusive R) IPA: /ˈdɹɔɹɪŋ(ɡ)/
  1. present participle of draw#English|draw


  1. A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
  2. (uncountable) The act of producing such a picture.
  3. Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
  4. The process of drawing or pulling something.
    Proverb: An official is great in his office as a well is rich in drawings of water.
  5. An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat).
  6. A small portion of tea for steeping.
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  • Portuguese: desenhação
  • Russian: рисова́ние
  • Spanish: dibujar
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