The art or the science of drawing; esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like.
- The making of drawings in accordance with the rules of mathematics, as in engineering or architecture.
- Calculations, as of structural stress, from such drawings.
- See graphic arts.
- Computer Science The pictorial representation and manipulation of data, as used in computer-aided design and manufacture, in typesetting and the graphic arts, and in educational and recreational programs.
- Computer Science The process by which a computer displays data pictorially.