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- (art) The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it.
- (printing) The art of producing an image from an engraved printing form, typically made of copper.
- (countable) A print produced from an engraving.
- 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter X, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
- 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, particularly on a computer.
the practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface
an engraved image
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