tracing

Definitions of tracing
  1. noun
    a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
    synonyms: trace
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    type of:
    drawing
    a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines
  2. noun
    the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
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    type of:
    drafting, draftsmanship, drawing
    the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams
  3. noun
    the discovery and description of the course of development of something
    “the tracing of genealogies”
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    type of:
    discovery, find, uncovering
    the act of discovering something
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