Meaning of engraving
Pronunciation: (en-grā'ving), [key]
- the act or art of a person who or thing that engraves.
- the art of forming designs by cutting, corrosion by acids, a photographic process, etc., on the surface of a metal plate, block of wood, or the like, for or as for the purpose of taking off impressions or prints of the design so formed.
- the design engraved.
- an engraved plate or block.
- an impression or print from this.
- engraving (Thesaurus)