Burinist
Burinist \Bu"rin*ist\, n. One who works with the burin. --For. Quart. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • burinist — bu·rin·ist …   English syllables

  • burinist — nə̇st noun ( s) : engraver * * * burˈinist noun An engraver • • • Main Entry: ↑burin …   Useful english dictionary

  • buriner — [ byrine ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1554; de burin ♦ Graver au burin. Buriner une planche. Buriner un portrait. ♢ Techn. Travailler au burin (les métaux) pour ébarber des pièces. N. m. BURINAGE . ● buriner verbe transitif Ébaucher ou… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • carver — Synonyms and related words: burinist, cerographer, chalcographer, chaser, clay modeler, earth artist, engraver, etcher, figurer, figuriste, gem carver, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, line engraver, lithographer, mason …   Moby Thesaurus

  • engraver — Synonyms and related words: accountant, amanuensis, archivist, bookkeeper, burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, clerk, documentalist, etcher, filing clerk, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, librarian, line… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lapidary — Synonyms and related words: aquatint, aquatinta, autolithographic, burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, engraver, etcher, gem engraver, glyptic, glyptographic, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, line engraver, lithographer, lithographic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lithographer — Synonyms and related words: burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, engraver, etcher, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, line engraver, printmaker, pyrographer, serigrapher, silk screen artist, wood engraver,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • burin — /ˈbjurən / (say byoohruhn) noun 1. a tempered steel rod, with a lozenge shaped point and a rounded handle, used for engraving furrows in metal. 2. a similar tool used by marble workers. 3. an engraver s individual style. 4. a specialised stone… …   Australian English dictionary

  • burin —   n. engraver s tool; graver.    ♦ burinist, n. engraver …   Dictionary of difficult words

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