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engraving (plural engravings)
- The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it.
- An engraved image.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 10, The Mirror and the Lamp:
- He looked round the poor room, at the distempered walls, and the bad engravings in meretricious frames, the crinkly paper and wax flowers on the chiffonier; and he thought of a room like Father Bryan's, with panelling, with cut glass, with tulips in silver pots, such a room as he had hoped to have for his own.
- (music) The art of drawing music notation at high quality, see Engraving.
the practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface
an engraved image
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- Present participle of engrave.