Drawing vs Constructing - What's the difference?

drawing | constructing |

As verbs the difference between drawing and constructing

is that drawing is while constructing is .

As a noun drawing

is a picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2012-03
  • , author= , title=Pixels or Perish , volume=100, issue=2, page=106 , magazine= citation , passage=Drawings and pictures are more than mere ornaments in scientific discourse. Blackboard sketches, geological maps, diagrams of molecular structure, astronomical photographs, MRI images, the many varieties of statistical charts and graphs: These pictorial devices are indispensable tools for presenting evidence, for explaining a theory, for telling a story.}}
  • The act of producing such a picture.
  • Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
  • 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).
  • A small portion of tea for steeping.
  • * 1853 , Alice Cary, Clovernook
  • the tea-kettle was presently steaming like an engine, and an extra large "drawing of tea" was steeping on the hearth.

    Derived terms

    * drawing board * technical drawing

    See also

    * sketch * drafter * draftsman