Pyrography
Pyrography Py*rog"ra*phy, n. [Pyro- + -graphy.] A process of printing, ornamenting, or carving, by burning with heated instruments. One variant is {wood burning}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Pyrography — is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such as a poker. It is also known as pokerwork or wood burning.Pyrography means writing with fire and is the traditional …   Wikipedia

  • pyrography — [pī räg′rə fē] n. [ PYRO + GRAPHY] 1. the art or process of burning designs on wood or leather by the use of heated tools 2. a design so made pyrographer n. pyrographic [pī΄rō graf′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • pyrography —   n. tracing of designs by burning; poker work .    ♦ pyrographer, n.    ♦ pyrographic, a.    ♦ pyrogravure, n. design traced by pyrography …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pyrography — pyrographer, n. pyrographic /puy reuh graf ik/, adj. /puy rog reuh fee/, n., pl. pyrographies for 2. 1. the process of burning designs on wood, leather, etc., with a heated tool. 2. a design made by this process. Also called pyrogravure /puy reuh …   Universalium

  • pyrography — noun a) the art of decorating wood or leather by burning designs into its surface with the tip of a heated tool b) a decoration so produced See Also: pyrograph …   Wiktionary

  • pyrography — study of woodburning Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pyrography — [pʌɪ rɒgrəfi] noun the art or technique of decorating wood or leather by burning a design on the surface with a heated metallic point …   English new terms dictionary

  • pyrography — py·rog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • pyrography — The art of writing on wood or decorating wood by burning it …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • pyrography — /paɪˈrɒgrəfi/ (say puy rogruhfee) noun the process of burning designs on wood, leather, etc., with a heated tool. –pyrographer, noun –pyrographic /paɪrəˈgræfɪk/ (say puyruh grafik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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