穿綜; 牽伸; 牽曳; 意匠; 製圖
Draft v. t. [imp. & p. p. Drafted; p. pr. & vb. n. Drafting.]
1. To draw the outline of; to delineate.
2. To compose and write; as, to draft a memorial.
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.
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.
4. To transfer by draft.
All her rents been drafted to London. -- Fielding.
n 1: writing a first version to be filled out and polished later
2: the craft of drawing blueprints [syn: mechanical drawing]
3: the creation of artistic drawings; "he learned drawing from
his father" [syn: drawing, draftsmanship]