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sketch 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/skeCH/,
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sketches, plural;
  1. Make a rough drawing of
    • - as they talked, Modigliani began to sketch her
    • - Jeanne sketched and painted whenever she had the time
  2. Give a brief account or general outline of
    • - they sketched out the prosecution case
  3. Perform (a gesture) with one's hands or body
    • - he sketched a graceful bow in her direction
Noun
  1. A rough or unfinished drawing or painting, often made to assist in making a more finished picture
    • - a charcoal sketch
  2. A brief written or spoken account or description of someone or something, giving only basic details
    • - a biographical sketch of Ernest Hemingway
  3. A rough or unfinished version of any creative work

  4. A short humorous play or performance, consisting typically of one scene in a comedy program

  5. A comical or amusing person or thing


  1. preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"
  2. make a sketch of; "sketch the building"
  3. a brief literary description
  4. describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"
  5. short descriptive summary (of events)
  6. cartoon: a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
  7. Sketch comedy consists of a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches," commonly between one and ten minutes long. Such sketches are performed by a group of comic actors, either on stage or through an audio and/or visual medium such as broadcasting. ...
  8. Sketch is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. Her first appearance was in Uncanny X-Men #383.
  9. A sketch (ultimately from Ancient Greek σχέδιος - schedios "temporary") is a rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work. If in oil paint it is called an oil sketch. In general, a sketch is a quick way to record an idea for later use. ...
  10. A sketch is a category D, together with a set of limit cones and a set of colimit cones. A model of the sketch in a category C is a functor
  11. sketch is a well known restaurant on 9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, England, which opened in 2003. The restaurant is owned by Morad Mazouz and the Head Chef is Pierre Gagnaire . ...
  12. Lucy commonly known as "Sketch", is a fictional character in British teen drama series Skins. She is portrayed by Aimee-Ffion Edwards.
  13. A rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines; A rough design, plan, or draft, as a rough draft of a book; A brief description of a person or account of an incident; a general presentation or outline; A brief, ...
  14. (Sketches) Try out your ideas on sketches, to see how they take shape and form, and if your ideas can get you closer to solving the problem.
  15. (Sketches) is a cassette box with Ambient music for fans of Robert Rich, Steve Roach and Vidna Obmana.
  16. (Sketching) Riding precariously, barely in control; alternately, when a board slips out from beneath a rider after a jump or turn.
  17. (Sketching) When a climber's nervous feet are moving so fast on the rock that they seem to be drawing pictures; Derivation:  Sketchfest:  a hard climb or tense situation.
  18. a rough drawing used to capture the basic elements and structure of a situation often used as the basis for a more detailed work.
  19. A quick drawing that loosely captures the appearance or action of a place or situation.
  20. Any rough draft, plan, or design; see thumbnail, FPO. Also, a simple drawing or hasty painting giving only essential features, often used as a preliminary work; see line drawing, block-in, scamp, illustration. Also, a short piece of descriptive writing; sometimes as an outline for a longer work. ...
  21. A quick drawing. A sketch can be used to explore a subject or plan an artwork.
  22. Preliminary, rough drawing often used to record details, likenesses or potential COMPOSITIONS during the development of a work of art.
  23. an unstudied or spontaneous drawing or painting usually used as a draft for a finished painting or sculpture
  24. An outline of a painting. Artists often sketch their works on paper in advance, before putting them on canvas.
  25. Something that is shady or questionable; also used as sketchy.