etching needle

noun

Definition of etching needle

: a steel point or stylus used in etching to draw through the ground and expose the metal plate to the acid

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“Etching needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etching%20needle. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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