Definition of engraving
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Choose the color of the frame and bumpers, size of the grip, and even include a personal engraving.
The steel, finish, handle, and engraving can all be customized for the chef in the family.
Particularly exciting was a group of nine vues d’optique, detailed engravings perforated with small holes that come to life when lit from behind.In Los Angeles, a new museum celebrates the art of moviemaking|Courtney Lichterman|October 28, 2021|Washington Post
Using just a torch or a lamp from below, the paintings and engravings stay hidden.How wielding lamps and torches shed new light on Stone Age cave art|Jaime Chambers|July 6, 2021|Science News
Johanna Mueller’s “Jackalope,” a relief engraving that riffs on the fictitious hybrid proffered on postcards in the American West, embeds a small antelope inside a comparatively mammoth rabbit.In the galleries: Artists sport their chops with prints on the cutting edge|Mark Jenkins|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
However, the poet faithfully defended his livelihood, insisting that engraving was a true art.
He famously said, “Painting is drawing on canvas and engraving is drawing on copper and nothing else.”
But engraving is a painstaking and laborious art that requires patience, precision and lack of whim.
It was supposed by many on its discovery to grow like the engraving given—in form resembling a tree or shrub rather than an herb.
We give an engraving of a kind of pipe used by the natives of interior Africa.
This the man did drawing his knife in the manner denoted by the dotted lines in the engraving.
The following engraving, after a sketch by Maitland, shows a gallery wider and more rudely excavated.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
The perfumer destined this engraving for the savant Vauquelin, to whom he was under obligations.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for engraving
Other words from engravingRelated adjective: glyptic
Cultural definitions for engraving
An artistic print made from a metal plate on which an artist has cut a design with a graver or a small chisel. (Compare etching.)