# Int. Eng. Des. Unit 2 Vocab

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1. cabinet pictorial
Oblique pictorial where depth is represented as half scale compared to the height and width scale
2. cavalier pictorial
Oblique pictorial where height, width, and depth are represented at full scale
3. center line
A line which defines the center of arcs, circles, or symmetrical parts
4. construction line
Lightly drawn lines to guid drawing other lines and shapes
5. depth
The measurement associated with an object's front-to-back dimension or extent of something from side to side
6. dimension
A measurable extent, such as the three principal dimensions of an object are width, height, and depth
7. dimension line
A line which represents distance
8. documentation
• 1. The documents that are required for something or that give evidence or proof of something
• 2. Drawings or printed information that contain instructions for assembling, installing, operating, and servicing
9. drawing
A formal graphical representation of an object containing information based on the drawing type
10. edge
The line along which two surfaces of a solid meet
11. ellipse
A regular oval shape, traced by a point moving in the plane so that the sum of its distances from two other points is constant, or resulting when a cone is cut by an oblique plane which does not intersect the base
12. extension line
Line which represents where a dimension starts and stops
13. freehand
Sketching which is done manually without the aid of instruments such as rulers
14. grid
A network of lines that cross each other to form a series of squares or rectangles
15. height
The measurement associated with an object's top-to-bottom dimension
16. hidden line
A line type that represents an edge that is not directly visible
17. isometric sketch
A form of pictorial sketch in which all three drawing axes form equal angles of 120 degrees with the plane of projection
Line which indicates dimensions of arcs, circles, and detail
19. line
• 1. A long, thin mark on a surface
• 2. A continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
• 3. Long, narrow mark or band
20. line conventions
Standardization of lines used on technical drawings by line weight and style
21. line weight
Also called line width. The thickness of a line, characterized as thick or thin
22. long-break line
A line which indicates that a very long objects with uniform detail is drawn foreshortened
23. manufacture
To make something, especially ona  large scale using machinery
24. measurement
The process of using dimensions, quantity, or capacity by comparison with a standard in order to mark off, apportion, lay out, or establish dimensions
25. multi-view drawing
A drawing which contains views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes
26. object line
A heavy, solid line used on a drawing to represent the outline of an object
27. oblique sketch
A form of pictorial in which an object is represented as true width and height, but the depth can be any size and drawn at any angle
28. orthographic projection
A method of representing three-dimensional objects on a plane having only length and breadth. Also referred to as Right Angle Projection
29. perspective sketch
A form of pictorial sketch in which vanishing points are used to provide the depth and distortion that is seen with the human eye
30. pictorial sketch
A sketch that shows an object's height, width, and depth in a single view
31. plane
A flat surface on which a straight line joining any two points would wholly lie
32. point
A location in space
33. profile
An outline of an object when viewed from one side
34. projection line
An imaginary line that is used to locate or project the corners, edges, and features of a three-dimensional object onto an imaginary two-dimensional surface
35. projection plane
An imaginary surface between the object and the observer on which the view of the object is projected and drawn
36. proportion
• 1. The relationship of one thing to another in size, amount, etc.
• 2. Size or weight relationships among structures or among elements in a single structure
37. scale
• 1. A straight-edged strip of rigid material marked at regular intervals that is used to measure distances
• 2. A proportion between two sets of dimensions used to develop accurate, larger or smaller prototypes, or models
38. section lines
Thin lines used in a section view to indicate where the cutting plane line has cut through material
The representation of light and shade on a sketch or map
40. short-break line
Line which shows where part is broken to reveal detail behind the part or to shorten a long, continuous part
41. shape
A two-dimensional contour that characterizes an object or area, in contrast to three-dimensional form
42. sketch
A rough representaiton of the main features of an object or scene and often made as a preliminary study
43. solid
A three-dimensional body or geometric figure
44. technical working drawing
A drawing that is used to show the material, size, and shape of a prodcut for manufacturing purposes
45. three-dimensional
Having the dimensions of height, width, and depth
46. tone
The general effect of color or of light and shade in a picture
47. two-dimensional
Having the dimensions of height and width, height and depth, or width and depth only
48. vanishing point
A vanishing point is a point in space, usually located on the horizon, where parallel edges of an object appear to converge
49. view
Colloquial term for views of an object projected onto two or more orthographic planes in a multi-view drawing
50. width
The measurement associated with an object's side-to-side dimension
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