etchant

[ ech-uh nt ]
/ ˈɛtʃ ənt /

noun

a chemical used to etch designs into metal, glass, or other material.

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Origin of etchant

First recorded in 1925–30; etch + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for etchant

etchant
/ (ˈɛtʃənt) /

noun

any acid or corrosive used for etching
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