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en·grave

 (ĕn-grāv′)
tr.v. en·graved, en·grav·ing, en·graves
1. To carve, cut, or etch into a material: engraved the champion's name on the trophy.
2. To carve, cut, or etch a design or letters into: engraved the silver watch with my monogram.
3.
a. To carve, cut, or etch into a block or surface used for printing.
b. To print from a block or plate made by such a process.
4. To impress deeply as if by carving or etching: The experience was engraved into his memory.

en·grav′er n.

engraved

(ɪnˈɡreɪvd)
adj
1. (of an object or substance, such as silver, crystal, etc) having had a design cut into it
2. having a permanent place (in one's emotions or memory): her image is engraved upon my heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.engraved - cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations"
carved, carven - made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary); "the carved fretwork"; "an intricately carved door"; "stood as if carven from stone"

engraved

adjective fixed, set, printed, impressed, lodged, embedded, imprinted, etched, ingrained, infixed Her memory is engraved upon my heart.
Translations

engraved

[ɪnˈgreɪvd] adj
(fig) to be engraved on sb's heart, to be engraved in sb's heart → être gravé(e) dans la cœur de qn
to be engraved on sb's memory, to be engraved in sb's memory → être gravé(e) dans la mémoire de qn
(lit) [glass, silver, crystal] → ciselé(e)

engraved

adj glass, metal, plaquegraviert; design, letter, nameeingraviert; engraved plates (Typ) → (Kupfer)stiche pl; beautifully engraved with flowersmit einem hübschen eingravierten Blumenmuster; her name is engraved on my heartich werde ihren Namen immer im Herzen bewahren; it is engraved on my memoryes hat sich mir unauslöschlich eingeprägt
References in classic literature ?
I'm sure I am," echoed Amy, poring over the engraved copy of the Madonna and Child, which her mother had given her in a pretty frame.
Even his cuff-buttons were engraved with hieroglyphics, and he was more inscribed than an Egyptian obelisk.
One was a map of the Pyncheon territory at the eastward, not engraved, but the handiwork of some skilful old draughtsman, and grotesquely illuminated with pictures of Indians and wild beasts, among which was seen a lion; the natural history of the region being as little known as its geography, which was put down most fantastically awry.
Thus she will be a living sermon against sin, until the ignominious letter be engraved upon her tombstone.
Ross Browne are pretty correct in contour; but they are wretchedly engraved.
But these marks do not seem to be impressed upon the isinglass substance above mentioned, but seem to be seen through it, as if they were engraved upon the body itself.
I renewed my challenge, engraved it on brass, posted it up where any priest could read it to them, and also kept it standing in the advertising columns of the paper.
The inner walls of the church were placarded with large mural tablets of copper, bearing engraved inscriptions celebrating the merits of old Heilbronn worthies of two or three centuries ago, and also bearing rudely painted effigies of themselves and their families tricked out in the queer costumes of those days.
The devices engraved on it are the ciphers or names of its long line of possessors--I had Luigi's name added in Roman letters myself with our coat of arms, as you see.
She came at once upon a handsomely engraved and colored frontispiece -- a hu- man figure, stark naked.
Her portrait is engraved on all the wrappers, with the following inscription beneath it: 'Before she took the Pill you might have blown this patient away with a feather.
On this singular gorget was engraved, in Saxon characters, an inscription of the following purport: ``Gurth, the son of Beowulph, is the born thrall of Cedric of Rotherwood.