engraving

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noun en·grav·ing \in-ˈgrā-viŋ, en-\

Definition of engraving

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

  2. 2 :  something that is engraved: such asa :  an engraved printing surfaceb :  engraved work

  3. 3 :  an impression from an engraved printing surface

Examples of engraving in a sentence

  1. She studied engraving in an art class.

1599

First Known Use of engraving

1599


ENGRAVING Defined for English Language Learners

engraving

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noun en·grav·ing \in-ˈgrā-viŋ, en-\

Definition of engraving for English Language Learners

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

  • : a picture made from an engraved surface


ENGRAVING Defined for Kids

engraving

noun en·grav·ing \in-ˈgrā-viŋ\

Definition of engraving for Students

  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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