verb (used with object), en·graved, en·grav·ing.
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The four-story, 50-ton marble tablet engraved with the First Amendment that graced the Newseum in Washington has been donated to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.Newseum donates its distinctive First Amendment facade to Philadelphia history center|Peggy McGlone|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Each chip has engraved “channels,” allowing any odor to flow towards each detection unit.Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes|Shelly Fan|January 26, 2021|Singularity Hub
When Bruce took his hand away, the hummingbird — sporting an anklet engraved with “J45264” — zipped off.Catch me if you can: An unlikely hummingbird is banded at a Virginia park|John Kelly|January 18, 2021|Washington Post
I couldn’t bring myself to engrave the ending, to mark her boundary, to reel her in.
Before it comes time to engrave it in stone, to nail in the golden spike of our new epoch, we should reconsider the name we give our future—how it may subtly steer its trajectory.
First attempt made to engrave on glass by M. de Puymaurin, at Toulouse.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
A stone mason was employed to engrave the following epitaph on a tradesman's wife: "A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband."
Why should not some one, greatly daring, go so far as to bid the mason engrave a tribute to the world that is being left behind?Adventures and Enthusiasms|E. V. Lucas
There was a great scheme that he should make a series of drawings on wood and Cole engrave them.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He told me that he would engrave her name on the tablet in his shrine, before which was a prayer made every day.A Journal from Japan|Marie Carmichael Stopes