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etching

noun etch·ing \ˈe-chiŋ\

: a picture made by putting ink on an etched piece of metal and then pressing paper against the metal

Full Definition of ETCHING

1
a :  the action or process of etching
b :  the art of producing pictures or designs by printing from an etched metal plate
2
a :  an etched design
b :  an impression from an etched plate

First Known Use of ETCHING

1634

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