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rough drawing


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rough drawing a preliminary sketch of a design or picture
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In literature:

I have never seen such an insight into wild life as is exhibited in her rough drawings.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
He must also make plans or intelligent rough sketch drawing of the piece selected.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The drawing is quite rough and unfinished, but full of suggestion to one who knows the place.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
Drawing out the rough map Dawes had prepared for him, he decided that it must be the Black Umfolosi.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley" by Bertram Mitford
Here and there were various rough drawings representing martyrs undergoing the torture.
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
Illustrated with rough coloured drawings of herbs, instruments and patients.
"The Old English Herbals" by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
When they were through, rough drawings and calculations for the first projector were finished.
"The Year When Stardust Fell" by Raymond F. Jones
Also a variety of rough drawings made by great masters in Italy, which he keeps as models.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
Having thus produced a rough ball or lump he draws it out of the furnace and leaves it to cool.
"The Romance of War Inventions" by Thomas W. Corbin
Roughs in the streets flung bricks at them, drawing blood.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
Small and rough as are the drawings that Huyghens made, the identification of one or two of his spots is unmistakable.
"Are the Planets Inhabited?" by E. Walter Maunder
He draws a rough cherrywood pipe from his pocket, fills and lights it, sending forth vigorous blue puffs which hang upon the drowsy air.
"The Fire Trumpet" by Bertram Mitford
Who cannot draw a number of rough circles?
"Sunday-School Success" by Amos R. Wells
Ah, lest rough east-winds should Night's chariot draw, Or harsh south-winds should shake the heart with awe.
"The Complete Works of Richard Crashaw, Volume II (of 2)" by Richard Crashaw
A rough drawing of the most complicated model is all they require to work from.
"Inventors" by Philip Gengembre Hubert
He began to draw some rough sketches.
"Cape of Storms" by Percival Pollard
These rough drawings were submitted late that afternoon, and Rush was sent for to report at the superintendent's office.
"The Iron Boys in the Steel Mills" by James R. Mears
Then drawing off a ring hastily he strode over to her, and taking her hand roughly, slipped it on her finger.
"A Prince of Dreamers" by Flora Annie Steel
It matters not that the logic is unsound; men will draw rough and ready conclusions.
"Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon" by Walter Adeney
Draw on the blackboard the subjoined Review Chart of Asia Minor, and let the class also draw the same on slates or paper, in a rough sketch.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut

In poetry:

The mother clasp'd her babe with bitter cry,
But a rude hand enforced it from her arms,
And the rough steward held it up on high,
Laughing aloud the while at her alarms;
Said he unto his master; "This shall be
A bait to draw her on with willingly."
"The Mother" by Walter Richard Cassels

In news:

At the Wicked Chicken Auction, roughly 1,000 feathered animals are sold from cardboard boxes and milk crates every Sunday – a spectacle that draws shrewd, chain-smoking bidders from 100 miles away.
"Back in 1938 when I was in high school," Bellson says, "my mechanical drawing teacher saw me making this rough sketch of a double-bass drum kit, and he said, 'What is that'.
If these fighters draw 1 million PPV buys as projected, this would amount to roughly 4 million total buys across their 4 fights.
In the United States, coal, gas and nuclear plants account for roughly 40 percent of the nation's freshwater use, drawing from rivers and lakes to prevent their turbines from overheating.

In science:

All fits are roughly of the same quality, which makes it hard to draw definite conclusions regarding the necessity of the individual approach.
Remarks on the extraction of freeze-out parameters
Roughly, we resolve each summation vertex using the Family B identities (3.14a) and (3.14b), which results in a new set of summation vertices which we call fresh and draw using white dots.
Averaging Fluctuations in Resolvents of Random Band Matrices
Given the uncertainty in the morphology and mass of the Galactic bulge, we do not draw any conclusions about bulge parameters, but do give one example a simple, illustrative model of the Galactic bulge to indicate roughly the magnitude of its effect on Milky Way kinematics.
Does the Milky Way have a Maximal Disk?
For each value of l, we took  to be as small as possible, sub ject to the running time being about one minute and a half (and roughly about 107 draws from an alpha-stable distribution); thus, ε = 1, 1.5, 2.5 for l = 2, 3, 4.
Expectation-Propagation for Likelihood-Free Inference
Drawing roughly an equal total amount of samples again classifies all but 50 hypotheses (after a total number of 39.5 · 106 samples).
MMCTest - A Safe Algorithm for Implementing Multiple Monte Carlo Tests
It can be checked that there are still no causal pathologies in the t variable: were to draw the variables on a cylinder the identification looks roughly like a helix4 .
Tomograms of Spinning Black Holes
In drawing this figure we are assuming that the spacetime is roughly flat, for illustration.
Tomograms of Spinning Black Holes
Roughly speaking cats and dogs would look the same even 10 years from now and so we can think of the distribution from which we draw the image label pair to be fixed.
Learning From An Optimization Viewpoint