Celature Cel"a*ture, n. [L. caelatura, fr. caelare to engrave in relief.] 1. The act or art of engraving or embossing. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is engraved. [Obs.] --Hakewill. [1913 Webster]

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  • celature — /sel euh choor /, n. the art of embossing metal. [1375 1425; late ME < L caelatura art of engraving, equiv. to caelat(us) (ptp. of caelare to engrave) + ura URE] * * * …   Universalium

  • celature — cel·a·ture …   English syllables

  • celature —   n. process of embossing metal …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • celature — ˈseləˌchu̇(ə)r noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin caelatura, from caelatus (past participle of caelare to engrave) + ura ure more at ceil : embossed work or figures : embossing …   Useful english dictionary

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