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engraving

noun

Simple Definition of engraving

  • : the art of cutting something into the surface of wood, stone, or metal

  • : a picture made from an engraved surface

Full Definition of engraving

  1. 1 :  the act or process of one that engraves

  2. 2 :  something that is engraved: as a :  an engraved printing surface b :  engraved work

  3. 3 :  an impression from an engraved printing surface

Examples of engraving

  1. She studied engraving in an art class.



1599

First Known Use of engraving

1599


ENGRAVING Defined for Kids

engraving

noun en·grav·ing \in-ˈgrā-viŋ\

Definition of engraving

  1. 1 :  the art of cutting something especially into the surface of wood, stone, or metal

  2. 2 :  a print made from a cut surface





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