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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. writing a first version to be filled out and polished later;

2. the craft of drawing blueprints;
[syn: drafting, mechanical drawing]

3. the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams;
- Example: "he learned drawing from his father"
[syn: drawing, draftsmanship, drafting]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Draft \Draft\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Drafting.] 1. To draw the outline of; to delineate. [1913 Webster] 2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial. [1913 Webster] 3. To draw from a military band or post, or from any district, company, or society; to detach; to select; especially, to compulsorily select and induct members of a population to serve in the armed forces. [1913 Webster +PJC] HotLips Houlihan: How did a degenerate person like him achieve such a position of responsibility in the army? Radar: He was drafted. --M*A*S*H (the movie) Some royal seminary in Upper Egypt, from whence they drafted novices to supply their colleges and temples. -- Holwell. [1913 Webster] 4. To transfer by draft. [1913 Webster] All her rents been drafted to London. -- Fielding. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

drafting \drafting\ n. 1. writing a first version to be filled out and polished later. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the craft of drawing blueprints. Syn: mechanical drawing. [WordNet 1.5] 3. a creation of artistic drawings. Syn: drawing, draftsmanship. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

drafting n 1: writing a first version to be filled out and polished later 2: the craft of drawing blueprints [syn: drafting, mechanical drawing] 3: the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father" [syn: drawing, draftsmanship, drafting]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "drafting": aspiration, black and white, bleeding, bloodletting, broaching, call, call-up, charcoal, compulsory military service, conscription, cupping, delineation, draft, draft call, drainage, draining, drawing, emptying, enlistment, enrollment, impressment, induction, levy, milking, mobilization, muster, phlebotomy, pipetting, press, pumping, recruiting, recruitment, selective service, siphoning, sketching, sucking, suction, summons, tapping, venesection