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in·cise

 (ĭn-sīz′)
tr.v. in·cised, in·cis·ing, in·cis·es
1. To cut into, as with a sharp instrument: incised the tablet with chisels; a plateau that had been deeply incised by streams.
2.
a. To engrave (designs or writing, for example) into a surface; carve.
b. To engrave designs, writing, or other marks into.

[French inciser, from Old French enciser, from Vulgar Latin *incīsāre, frequentative of Latin incīdere, incīs- : in-, in; see in-2 + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

incise

(ɪnˈsaɪz)
vb
(Crafts) (tr) to produce (lines, a design, etc) by cutting into the surface of (something) with a sharp tool
[C16: from Latin incīdere to cut into, from in-2 + caedere to cut]

in•cise

(ɪnˈsaɪz)

v.t. -cised, -cis•ing.
1. to cut into; cut marks or figures upon.
2. to engrave with marks or figures.
[1535–45; < Latin incīsus, past participle of incīdere to cut open, engrave =in- in-2 + caedere to strike, cut]

incise


Past participle: incised
Gerund: incising

Imperative
incise
incise
Present
I incise
you incise
he/she/it incises
we incise
you incise
they incise
Preterite
I incised
you incised
he/she/it incised
we incised
you incised
they incised
Present Continuous
I am incising
you are incising
he/she/it is incising
we are incising
you are incising
they are incising
Present Perfect
I have incised
you have incised
he/she/it has incised
we have incised
you have incised
they have incised
Past Continuous
I was incising
you were incising
he/she/it was incising
we were incising
you were incising
they were incising
Past Perfect
I had incised
you had incised
he/she/it had incised
we had incised
you had incised
they had incised
Future
I will incise
you will incise
he/she/it will incise
we will incise
you will incise
they will incise
Future Perfect
I will have incised
you will have incised
he/she/it will have incised
we will have incised
you will have incised
they will have incised
Future Continuous
I will be incising
you will be incising
he/she/it will be incising
we will be incising
you will be incising
they will be incising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been incising
you have been incising
he/she/it has been incising
we have been incising
you have been incising
they have been incising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been incising
you will have been incising
he/she/it will have been incising
we will have been incising
you will have been incising
they will have been incising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been incising
you had been incising
he/she/it had been incising
we had been incising
you had been incising
they had been incising
Conditional
I would incise
you would incise
he/she/it would incise
we would incise
you would incise
they would incise
Past Conditional
I would have incised
you would have incised
he/she/it would have incised
we would have incised
you would have incised
they would have incised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.incise - make an incision into by carving or cutting
notch - cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
scratch up, scratch, scrape - cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
groove - make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl record"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
slit - cut a slit into; "slit the throat of the victim"
worry - lacerate by biting; "the dog worried his bone"
girdle, deaden - cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"

incise

verb cut, carve, etch, engrave, inscribe, chisel After polishing, a design is incised or painted.

incise

verb
1. To penetrate with a sharp edge:
2. To cut (a design or inscription) into a hard surface, especially for printing:
Translations

incise

[ɪnˈsaɪz] VTcortar (Art) → grabar, tallar (Med) → hacer una incisión en

incise

vt
(= cut)(ein)schneiden (→ into in +acc)
(Art, in wood) → (ein)schnitzen; (in metal, stone) → eingravieren, einritzen

incise

[ɪnˈsaɪz] vt (frm) → incidere

in·cise

v. cortar, hacer un corte.
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During a performance, Hebert sits at a table frantically incising his expressive, jagged marks into the emulsion of a narrow strip of film, reflecting the situation of every worker who has ever had to keep up with the pace of a machine.
It seems to me doubtful that the tools incising one set could have incised the second.
The technique employs a familiar posterior-lateral surgical approach and requires incising of only the piriformis muscle.
Seven species were tested with and without incising; four species not normally incised commercially were not tested with incising (Table 1).
The bone contains "the unmistakable incising of an ancient proboscidean (elephant)," she said.
This user-friendly how-to video provides step-by-step instruction for five basic printmaking processes: stamping, monoprinting, stenciling, relief printing, and incising.
These include stamping with an apple, drawing with a finger tip on a cookie sheet to make a monoprint, cutting a stencil, using felt shapes on cardboard to create a relief print and, finally, incising a design with a pencil point on a piece of expanded polystyrene foam.
Incising is a process by which uniform cuts are made in the wood to improve the penetration of the preservative during treatment.
We obtamed a biopsy specimen with a 0[degrees] endoscope by incising the mucosa of the lateral nasal wall over the area of the ascending process of the palatine bone.
Preparatory cartoons are drawings on paper used to transfer images to prepared painting or drawing surfaces through pricking and pouncing (spolvero) or incising (calco).
Over time, however, this demarcation became blurred and pieces with just one monogram or set of initials indicates that one person was responsible for both designing and incising and painting its decoration.