Drawn work

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Drawn work ornamental work made by drawing out threads from fine cloth, and uniting the cross threads, to form a pattern.
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Usage

In literature:

We refer the reader to the interesting little work from which we have drawn our materials.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
There should be no mad haste and no anger; no working on an empty stomach, on nerves drawn taut.
"The Heart of Thunder Mountain" by Edfrid A. Bingham
The new State association organized in 1884 adopted as its principal plan of work a bill which had been drawn by the Hon.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
The personality finishes its work and perishes, in the sense that it is drawn up and incorporated in the ego.
"Elementary Theosophy" by L. W. Rogers
Then, as if his wire-drawn muscles had not done work enough, he climbed laboriously to the very top of the marine tower.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
We found the Second and Third Divisions drawn up in the rear of the works as support, awaiting events.
"In The Ranks" by R. E. McBride
He worked on savagely with brows drawn together.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 9" by Various
The materials are drawn largely from works of Dicaearchus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
She had to be drawn up high and dry, and carpenters set to work to give her a thorough overhauling.
"Marguerite De Roberval" by T. G. Marquis
She has drawn it into her hands; now she is on the sill, and is working herself off.
"Room Number 3" by Anna Katharine Green
About mid-day, the whole of the private baggage was up, and some small guns had been drawn up by the working party.
"Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp" by John Shipp
A cordon was drawn across the island, but failed to accomplish the work.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
It presents a picture of its actual workings which could be drawn only by one who had seen the original.
"Three Prize Essays on American Slavery" by R. B. Thurston
He allowed himself to be drawn into the clinch that Dick had from the first been trying to work.
"Sube Cane" by Edward Bellamy Partridge
The others watched him as he worked, standing on a bare table drawn to the wall.
"Ewing\'s Lady" by Harry Leon Wilson
Some generalizations bearing on the problem have been drawn from the work done in the laboratories of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
She turned to go, but just then her attention was drawn to a small statue upon which Cron evidently had been working.
"Penny Nichols and the Black Imp" by Joan Clark
The latter was represented in the Working Men's Association, by which in 1838 the "People's Charter" was drawn up.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
This, then is our work, to make our reading-rooms so attractive that they will be drawn hither.
"The Library and Society" by Various
Her hand had been drawn through one of the diamond-shaped apertures of the green trellis-work, which proved how small a hand it was.
"The Firebrand" by S. R. Crockett
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In poetry:

Oracles, whose wire-worked meanings
Only wake a quiet scorn,--
Not from these thy seeking spirit
Hath its answer drawn.
"To ------," by John Greenleaf Whittier
You have heard it often, alone at your desk
In a green April, your mind drawn
Away from its work by sweet disturbance
Of the mild evening outside your room.
"A Blackbird Singing" by R S Thomas
A dismal fog-hoarse siren howls at dawn.
I watch the man it calls for, pushed and drawn
Backwards and forwards, helpless as a pawn.
But I'm lazy, and his work's crazy.
"The Calls [unfinished]" by Wilfred Owen
I'm old, my dears, and shrivelled with age, and work, and grief,
My eyes are gone, and my teeth have been drawn by Time, the Thief!
For terrible sights I've seen, and dangers great I've run -
I'm nearly seventy now, and my work is almost done!
"The Bumboat Woman's Story" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Winner of a Maker Faire Editor's Choice ribbon, Harvey Moon's Drawing Machine takes any black and white JPEG image and transforms it into a robot-drawn work of art.
Friday evening's free Fashionably Drawn brings a chance to scope fashion-inspired drawings and illustrations by eight Bay Area artists at Public Works' Roll Up Gallery.
Jane Barnes tells how, when she was working on the PBS Frontline/American Experience special series "The Mormons," she found herself passionately drawn to the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith .
Discretely drawn and elegantly photographed, Mademoiselle Chambon gives a French, working-class love triangle the Brief Encounter treatment.
When I began learning how to build cabinets 30-plus years ago, we still worked off hand-drawn blueprints and the only way to show a client what a job might look like was to jump in the car and visit a previous job.
Many are drawn to it by the art, but once involved realize that technical skills are required to work with sound systems.
(WENY)-- Congressman Tom Reed is ready to get to work in the newly drawn 23rd Congressional District .
FX has ordered a pilot for drama Tyrant, about an American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation, from Homeland producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff.
This extraordinary new work combines the world's best singers, the glorious music of the Baroque masters, and a story drawn from Shakespeare.
The mostly nonpro cast is drawn from the neighborhood, a tinderbox where Jews , Israeli Arabs, and Palestinians from the occupied territories seeking work rub shoulders with volcanic unease.
Drawn by a combination of patriotism and the desire to work with some of the greatest minds in their field -- banded together to join the cause.
In the 21st century his evening-length works have supplanted TDT's earlier tradition of presenting mixed bills drawn from the repertoire.
(WENY)-- Congressman Tom Reed is ready to get to work in the newly drawn 23rd Congressional District.
Sessions praises effort that's drawn more work to depot.
The late Phil Arnold spent hours poring over his hand-drawn work, a tiny portion of which came from his imagination.
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In science:

After the completion of this paper our attention was drawn to an earlier work that had looked at similar Z ′ models , and also the Stueckelberg Z ′ model which has almost identical collider signatures and a similar electroweak fit .
A Very Narrow Shadow Extra Z-boson at Colliders
By this means a full set of HCI principles was drawn from the works of each significant author.
The Review and Analysis of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Principles
This is the degree to which the user’s own real world personal experience and knowledge can be drawn upon to provide an insight into the workings of the new system. The fam iliarity of a user is a measure of the correlation between their existing knowledge and the knowledge required to operate the new system.
The Review and Analysis of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Principles
Finally, the work is summarized and conclusions are drawn in Sec.
On the appearance of hyperons in neutron stars
However, in our work, the points employed in Epps test will be also drawn at random.
A random-projection based procedure to test if a stationary process is Gaussian
The intent of the review talk was to give a broad and well-illustrated overview of recent work on the icy middle and outer Solar system, in a style interesting for those astronomers whose gaze is otherwise drawn to more distant realms.
Icy Bodies in the New Solar System
In Section 4 our conclusions are drawn and future work outlined.
Resistive double-diffusive instability in the dead-zones of protostellar disks
Data for the present work were drawn from the survey of Wolleben et al. (2006) and the telescope and receiver are described in full in that paper; relevant telescope characteristics are summarized in Table 3.
A Survey of the Polarized Emission from the Galactic Plane at 1420 MHz with Arcminute Angular Resolution
The data for the present work were drawn from the absolutely calibrated survey of the polarized emission from the northern sky at 1410 MHz made by Wolleben et al. (2006).
A Survey of the Polarized Emission from the Galactic Plane at 1420 MHz with Arcminute Angular Resolution
Section II introduces the project's background. We sketch our research methodology in Section III. A framework for categorization is explained in Section IV. Five effective technical recommendations are discussed in Section V. A conclusion is drawn in Section VI and future work is highlighted in Section VII.
Improving the Technical Aspects of Software Testing in Enterprises
The significance of these data for the physics conclusions to be drawn from the work done on the lattice is discussed in section 2.2.
Review of lattice results concerning low energy particle physics
They corroborate the conclusion drawn in the pioneering work of reference [253]: the lattice confirms the early estimate of ¯ℓ3 derived in .
Review of lattice results concerning low energy particle physics
The case where the final state is thermal for Hamiltonian H ′ , σ = τ ′ , and the work qubit is excited corresponds to distillation, since no further work can be drawn for fixed H ′ once the state is thermal, and a transition to another state can always be followed by a transition to the thermal state.
Fundamental limitations for quantum and nano thermodynamics
S and therefore the amount of drawn work is not optimal.
Fundamental limitations for quantum and nano thermodynamics
We now use the results of Secs. D 2 and D 1 to discuss the amount of work that can be drawn from a system in contact with a heat bath of temperature T , and the amount of work that is needed to create one.
Fundamental limitations for quantum and nano thermodynamics
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