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steel engraving

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noun Printing.

a method of incising letters, designs, etc., on steel.
the imprint, as on paper, from a plate of engraved steel.

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Origin of steel engraving

First recorded in 1815–25

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British Dictionary definitions for steel engraving

steel engraving

noun

  1. a method or art of engraving (letters, etc) on a steel plate
  2. a print made from such a plate
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