line engraving

noun

Definition of line engraving

: an engraving cut by hand directly in the plate

First Known Use of line engraving

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Line engraving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/line%20engraving. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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