Definition of draftswoman in English:

draftswoman

Syllabification: drafts·wom·an
Pronunciation: /ˈdraf(t)sˌwo͝omən
 
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(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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  • During the Second World War she worked as an industrial draughtswoman whilst studying art at night.
  • She spent the war years first as a machinist, then as a draughtswoman in the aircraft factory at Hatfield.
  • During the war she worked as a draughtswoman at the Air Ministry and then taught A-level art at Dartington.
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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