line engraving


a technique of engraving in which all effects are produced by variations in the width and density of lines incised with a burin.
a metal plate so engraved.
a print or picture made from it.

Origin of line engraving

First recorded in 1800–10

Related forms

line engraver, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019