Engraving

  • 1Engraving — En*grav ing, n. 1. The act or art of producing upon hard material incised or raised patterns, characters, lines, and the like; especially, the art of producing such lines, etc., in the surface of metal plates or blocks of wood. Engraving is used… …

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  • 2engraving — engraving; pho·to·engraving; …

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  • 3engraving — index inscription, stamp Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4engraving — [n] carving of letters or design into something blocking, chasing, chiselling, cutting, dry point, enchasing, etching, illustration, impression, inscribing, inscription, intaglio, lithograph, mezzotint, photoengraving, photogravure, print,… …

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  • 5engraving — ► NOUN 1) a print made from an engraved plate, block, or other surface. 2) the process or art of cutting or carving a design on a hard surface, especially so as to make a print …

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  • 6engraving — [en grāv′iŋ, ingrāv′iŋ] n. 1. the act, process, or art of one who engraves 2. an engraved plate, drawing, or design 3. a print made from an engraved surface …

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  • 7Engraving — A copperplate engraver at work Engraving is the practice of incising a design on to a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or… …

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  • 8engraving — /en gray ving/, n. 1. the act or art of a person who or thing that engraves. 2. the art of forming designs by cutting, corrosion by acids, a photographic process, etc., on the surface of a metal plate, block of wood, or the like, for or as for… …

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  • 9Engraving — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Engraving >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 engraving engraving chalcography Sgm: N 1 line engraving line engraving mezzotint engraving stipple engraving chalk engraving Sgm: N 1 dry point dry point bur Sgm: N 1 etching …

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  • 10engraving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Art of making designs by etching Nouns 1. engraving; line, mezzotint, or stipple engraving; drypoint, draw point, etching, intaglio, gravure, copperplate, silverpoint; steel or wood engraving; xylography …

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  • 11engraving — Synonyms and related words: CYSP sculpture, abstract, abstract art, abstraction, altarpiece, anaglyph, anaglyptics, anaglyptography, aquatint, architectural sculpture, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts, arts of design, autolithograph, bezel …

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  • 12engraving — [[t]ɪngre͟ɪvɪŋ[/t]] engravings 1) N COUNT An engraving is a picture or design that has been cut into a surface. 2) N COUNT An engraving is a picture that has been printed from a plate on which designs have been cut. ...a color engraving of… …

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  • 13engraving — UK [ɪnˈɡreɪvɪŋ] / US noun Word forms engraving : singular engraving plural engravings 1) [countable] a picture made by cutting a design into a metal plate, putting ink on it, and pressing it onto paper 2) [uncountable] the process or art of… …

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  • 14engraving — noun 1 (C) a picture printed from an engraved metal plate: an old engraving of London Bridge 2 (U) the art or work of engraving things …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15Engraving — Engrave En*grave , v. t. [imp. {Engraved}; p. p. {Engraved} or {Engraven}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engraving}.] [Pref. en + grave to carve: cf. OF. engraver.] 1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Full many wounds in his corrupted… …

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  • 16engraving — noun Engraving is used after these nouns: ↑wood …

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  • 17engraving — en|grav|ing [ınˈgreıvıŋ] n 1.) a picture made by cutting a design into metal, putting ink on the metal, and then printing it 2.) [U] the skill of engraving things …

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  • 18engraving — en|grav|ing [ ın greıvıŋ ] noun 1. ) count a picture made by cutting a design into a metal plate, putting ink on it, and pressing it onto paper 2. ) uncount the process or art of engraving things …

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  • 19engraving — noun an engraving of a clipper ship Syn: etching, print, impression, lithograph; plate, dry point, woodcut, linocut …

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  • 20engraving — graviravimas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. engraving vok. Eingravieren, n; Gravur, f rus. гравирование, n pranc. gravure, f …

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