pyrography


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py·rog·ra·phy

 (pī-rŏg′rə-fē)
n. pl. py·rog·ra·phies
1. The process or art of producing designs on wood, leather, or other materials by using heated tools or a fine flame.
2. A design made by this process.

py′ro·graph′ (pī′rə-grăf′) n.
py·rog′ra·pher n.
py′ro·graph′ic adj.
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pyrography

(paɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ)
n, pl -phies
1. (Art Terms) the art or process of burning designs on wood or leather with heated tools or a flame
2. (Art Terms) a design made by this process
Also called: pyrogravure
pyˈrographer n
pyrographic adj
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pyrography

the art or process of burning designs on wood or leather, using heated tools. Also called pyrogravure.pyrographer, n.pyrographic, adj.
See also: Art
the process of burning designs on wood or leather with a heated tool. — pyrograph, pyrographer, n.pyrographic, adj.
See also: Fire
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyrography - the act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame
draftsmanship, drawing, drafting - the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
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Artist Rida Mahmood said: 'Pyrography is the art of decorating wood or leather by burning a design on the surface with a heated metallic point.
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