1. intaglio

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtæljoʊ, ˌɪnˈtægljoʊ'] glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo).


  • glyptic art
  • diaglyph

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Rhymes with Intaglio

  • coolio
  • imbroglio
  • intaglio

Sentences with intaglio

1. Noun, singular or mass
Different techniques can be used in intaglio to create soft lines, shading and detail.

2. Adjective
Eighteenth and early 19th century printers might have used an intaglio process.

2. intaglio

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtæljoʊ, ˌɪnˈtægljoʊ'] a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print.


  • photogravure
  • gravure
  • intaglio printing
  • printing