engraving

Definitions

General English

Media Studies

  • noun the art or process of carving images or lettering into a hard surface
  • noun a design engraved for decoration or printing
  • noun an image that was printed from an engraved block
  • noun a plate or block on which an image has been engraved for printing
  • abbreviationengr.

Publishing

  • noun the act of preparing a printing surface by etching the surface of a metal plate
  • noun an illustration made by printing from an engraved plate
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