photoengrave
transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from photoengraving Date: 1892 to make a photoengraving of • photoengraver noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • photoengrave — photoengraver, n. /foh toh en grayv /, v.t., photoengraved, photoengraving. to make a photoengraving of. [1870 75; PHOTO + ENGRAVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • photoengrave — verb To make a photoengraving of an image …   Wiktionary

  • photoengrave — v. reproduce a photograph onto a printing plate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photoengrave — pho·to·engrave …   English syllables

  • photoengrave — pho•to•en•grave [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊ ɛnˈgreɪv[/t]] v. t. graved, grav•ing pri to make a photoengraving of • Etymology: 1870–75 pho to•en•grav′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • photoengrave — /ˌfoʊtoʊənˈgreɪv/ (say .fohtohuhn grayv) verb (t) (photoengraved, photoengraving) to make a photoengraving of. –photoengraver, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • photoengrave — |fōd.(ˌ)ō+ transitive verb Etymology: back formation from photoengraving : to make a photoengraving of * * * photoengraver, n. /foh toh en grayv /, v.t., photoengraved, photoengraving. to make a photoengraving of. [1870 75; PHOTO + ENGRAVE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • engrave — transitive verb (engraved; engraving) Etymology: Middle French engraver, from en + graver to grave, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English grafan to grave Date: 1509 1. a. to impress deeply as if with a graver < the incident was engraved in his… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photoengraver — noun see photoengrave …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photoengraver — See photoengrave. * * * …   Universalium

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