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engraving

noun

: 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
:  the act or process of one that engraves
2
:  something that is engraved: as
a :  an engraved printing surface
b :  engraved work
3
:  an impression from an engraved printing surface
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Examples of ENGRAVING

  1. She studied engraving in an art class.

First Known Use of ENGRAVING

1599
ENGRAVING Defined for Kids

engraving

noun en·grav·ing \in-ˈgrā-viŋ\

Definition of ENGRAVING for Kids

1
:  the art of cutting something especially into the surface of wood, stone, or metal
2
:  a print made from a cut surface

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