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Overview of noun engraving

The noun engraving has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. engraving

(a print made from an engraving)

2. engraving

(a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved)

3. engraving, etching

(making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them)


Overview of verb engrave

The verb engrave has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe

(carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree")

2. engrave

(impress or affect deeply; "The event engraved itself into her memory")

3. engrave, etch

(carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter")

4. engrave, etch

(carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name")

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