acid blast

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acid blast was in 1899

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“Acid blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acid%20blast. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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