[gruh-vyoo r, grey-vyer]
Origin of gravure
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Examples from the Web for gravure
When this is done, the gravure can be rolled over by aid of this roller.
By this means the ornament of the gravure is transferred to the roller composition.
He frequently decorated his flatware with a refined etching or gravure, his hollow ware with reeding.Seaport in Virginia
Gay Montague Moore
The engravers of the last century used to call it gravure en manière de crayon.A Treatise on Etching
C19: from French, from graver to engrave, of Germanic origin; see grave ³
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Word Origin and History for gravure
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