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etching

noun

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etching

verb
present participle of etch

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1 to cut (as letters or designs) on a hard surface
  • the artist etched his landscape on a copper plate

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2 to produce a vivid impression of
  • in just a few pages the writer etched an unforgettable portrait of one of the more remarkable First Ladies

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The first known use of etching was in 1634

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“Etching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/etching. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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