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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Making engraved plates and printing designs from them; An engraved plate made with the use of acid.

Usage examples (35)
  • The original etching is an allegory about the reformation.
  • Relief etching is like drawing, but drawing and painting are also like printing?
  • But I don't feel the least inclined to, and I was going to begin etching this winter, but ....
  • Roman Hardel marched in, a grim expression etching his face. for more
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