Keywords: ruler, draftsman, draughtsman, draftsmanship, draughtsmanship, architect, architecture, rule, line, ruled, lined, draft

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A long, narrow, flat piece of wood, metal, or plastic with straight edges marked in inches or centimetres, which you use to measure things or to draw straight lines. English = ruler.
2. A person whose job is to prepare technical drawings and plans. English = draftsman, draughtsman.
3. The ability to draw and prepare technical drawings and plans. English = draftsmanship, draughtsmanship.
4. A person who designs buildings; the art of planning, designing, and constructing buildings. English = architect; architecture.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To draw a straight line using a ruler. English = rule, line.
2. To have thick straight lines printed or drawn across a piece of paper. English = (be) ruled, (be) lined.
3. To prepare technical drawings or plans. English = draft, draught.
4. To design and prepare drawings and plans of a building.