drafting

drafting
The action of following closely behind a faster vehicle so as to take advantage of the aerodynamic effect which causes both the vehicles behind and the one in front to move faster. See slip stream.

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drafting — or draughting may refer to: Campdrafting, an Australian equestrian sport Drafting (aerodynamics), slipstreaming Technical drawing, the act and discipline of composing diagrams that communicates how something functions or is to be constructed. E.g …   Wikipedia

  • drafting — /draf ting, drahf /, n. See mechanical drawing. [1875 80; DRAFT + ING1] * * * Precise graphical representation of a structure, machine, or its component parts that communicates the intent of a technical design to the fabricator (or the… …   Universalium

  • Drafting — Belgischer Kreisel im Radsport Beim Drafting wird im Sport versucht, durch permanenten Wechsel bei der Führungsarbeit den Widerstand zu minimieren. Dies kommt immer wieder bei Ausdauersportarten, wie Radfahren (z. B. Technik des Belgischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Drafting — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drafting — noun Drafting is used before these nouns: ↑table …   Collocations dictionary

  • drafting — braižymas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. drafting; drawing; plotting vok. Zeichnen, n rus. счерчивание, n; черчение, n pranc. dessin, m; traçage, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • drafting — / drɑ:ftɪŋ/ noun an act of preparing the draft of a document ● The drafting of the contract took six weeks …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Drafting tape — Drafting Tape, also known as the second most useful tape in the world [citation needed], is similar to duct tape in that is has a wide variety of uses, but differs in several key areas. Drafting tape is not nearly as strong as duct tape or Gaffer …   Wikipedia

  • Drafting machine — attached to a drawing board. A drafting machine is a very useful tool in technical drawing, consisting of a pair of scales mounted to form a right angle on an articulated protractor head that allows an angular rotation.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • drafting room — drafting room, a room or office in which drafting is done: »The decorative arts will eventually find their way back to the drafting room (Harper s) …   Useful english dictionary

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