acid blast

noun

Definition of acid blast

: a method of etching a photoengraving in which sprays of acid are forced against the face of the plate

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First Known Use of acid blast

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Acid blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20blast. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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