drawing office


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drawing office

the department of a manufacturer's business responsible for producing the technical drawings of products, components and plant lay-out.

See COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN, COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING.

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The package of notes not being found when five o'clock sounded from the ponderous clock in the "drawing office," the amount was passed to the account of profit and loss.
"I think the main drawing office bar is going to be a stunning room to sit in and pass away some hours," Maria said.
"Places like a yard drawing office were crucibles of creativity for people who had a lot of artistic ability but never had the option of going to art college.
By now, work was gathering pace on my book, and I commissioned Ted Hatch, a Society veteran of 40 years who had worked under Holland in the drawing office, to draw two new maps for it, as he had previously drawn the maps for Michael Ward's Everest monograph, A Thousand Years of Exploration.
Dave knew straight away that they were mine After my year in the workshops it was into the drawing office where Les Reid was in overall charge.
Some of them are so arrogant and haughty that no drawing office or workshop staff will talk to them--and so they lose their best chance of starting to learn to be engineers.
A complete range of flat steels will be processed by the service centre, including commercial, structural, pressure vessel, stainless, wear resistant and many other grades using modern machinery which will be controlled and backed up by a competent team of engineers in a state of the art drawing office.
Willie, 40, from Uddingston, Lanarkshire, started as a sheet metal worker but progressed to the drawing office where he is in charge of a team of 15 experts.
I REFER to the article in Monday's paper about the Lancaster bomber and Mrs Beagan's work in the Avro drawing office.
Architecture becomes the focus onto which love, hate and the emotions in between are projected, the conscious or unconscious representation of conditions that have little to do with the drawing office and the building product.
Zena plans to carry on her work as a hairdresser, while Steve gives up his cushy job in a drawing office for life as a carpenter.
During the 1940s, Issigonis got a job at the Humber Drawing Office at Coventry.