graver

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

graver (plural gravers)

  1. a burin
  2. a carver or engraver
    • Tomlinson
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.

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Adjective[edit]

graver

  1. comparative form of grave: more grave

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *graban, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną. Akin to English grave (pit for burial).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. to engrave
  2. to carve (wood)
  3. to burn (data, onto a CD)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of gravō