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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.engraver - a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etchingengraver - a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
lapidist, lapidary - a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.engraver - a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate
graphic artist, printmaker - an artist who designs and makes prints
Translations
نَقّاش، حَفّار
gravør
gravírozógépvésnök
leturgrafari, myndristumaîur
rytec

engraver

[ɪnˈgreɪvəʳ] N (= person) → grabador(a) m/f

engraver

[ɪnˈgreɪvər] ngraveur/euse m/f

engraver

nGraveur(in) m(f); (on stone) → Steinhauer(in) m(f); (on wood) → Holzschneider(in) m(f)

engraver

[ɪnˈgreɪvəʳ] nincisore m

engrave

(inˈgreiv) verb
1. to cut (letters or designs) on stone, wood, metal etc. They engraved his initials on the silver cup.
2. to decorate (metal etc) in this way. He engraved the silver cup.
enˈgraver noun
References in classic literature ?
I got a capable artist to copy the picture; Pannemaker, the engraver of Dor'e's books, engraved it for me, and I have the pleasure of laying it before the reader in this volume.
This rule established, I went to a friend whom I had known in former days--a wood engraver in large practice--to seek for employment, telling him, at the same time, that I had reasons for wishing to remain unknown.
We helped her mind slowly by this simple means, we took her out between us to walk on fine days, in a quiet old City square near at hand, where there was nothing to confuse or alarm her--we spared a few pounds from the fund at the banker's to get her wine, and the delicate strengthening food that she required--we amused her in the evenings with children's games at cards, with scrap- books full of prints which I borrowed from the engraver who employed me--by these, and other trifling attentions like them, we composed her and steadied her, and hoped all things, as cheerfully as we could from time and care, and love that never neglected and never despaired of her.
I have been myself to the best engraver of the Palais Royal, who did the plate in my presence.
His eyes are like the over-tried eyes of an engraver, but he is not that; his expression and stoop are like those of a shoemaker, but he is not that.
Lizzie Small is an engraver, and designs the most delightful little pictures.
Blake, the son of a London retail shopkeeper, received scarcely any book education, but at fourteen he was apprenticed to an engraver, who stimulated his imagination by setting him to work at making drawings in Westminster Abbey and other old churches.
In the meantime the penguin hunters had joined the engravers of tombstones, but not before the ship was already out at sea.
Take, say, two out of the professions, lawyer, parson, doctor--which you will; one out of trade; and three or four out of the working classes--tailors, engineers, carpenters, engravers.
Nuremberg engraver, art trader and publisher Jacob von Sandrart composed and published several copies of Birken's cartographic work.
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