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Example sentences from the Web for engraving
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.)