from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A method of darning in which the edges of a rent are brought together and the needle is passed through from one to the other at about half the thickness of the stuff in such a manner as to restore the pattern.
  • noun In cloth-manuf., a finishing process in which the cloth is exposed to a strong light, and any minute hole or break is repaired by introducing, with a needle, sound yarns in place of the defective ones.
  • noun In tapestry-manuf., the process of sewing together the different pieces separately manufactured.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of finedraw.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word finedrawing.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.