- engraving ► 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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Engraving — 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
engraving — engraving; pho·to·engraving; … English syllables
engraving — index inscription, stamp Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
engraving — [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,… … New thesaurus
engraving — [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 … English World dictionary
Engraving — 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… … Wikipedia
engraving — /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… … Universalium
Engraving — (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 … English dictionary for students
engraving — 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 … English dictionary for students
engraving — 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 … Moby Thesaurus