Definition of draftswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdraf(t)sˌwo͝omən/
(British draughtswoman)

noun (plural draftswomen)

1A woman who makes detailed technical plans or drawings: she served as lead draftswoman for the renovation
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  • She is no outsider, but a talented draftswoman whose upbringing in a family of steamfitters afforded her familiarity with the milieu of pipes, valves and boilers.
  • A Howard University professor of architecture, she served as lead draftswoman for the renovation.
  • She is a civil engineer and an expert mechanical draftswoman.
1.1A female artist skilled in drawing: Nica is a deft draftswoman, as is apparent in the small drawings sprinkled through the show
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  • These are beautifully illustrated by the carefully executed plates of Lavoisier's wife, a highly skilled draftswoman, engraver, and painter who had studied under the artist Louis David.
  • She had a beautiful way of putting things, and her drawings show that she was an incredible draughtswoman.

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Syllabification: drafts·wom·an

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