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Synonyms of etching

Noun


1. etching, engraving

usage: an impression made from an etched plate

2. etching, engraving

usage: an etched plate made with the use of acid

3. engraving, etching, printmaking

usage: making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them

Verb


1. etch, print

usage: make an etching of; "He etched her image into the surface"

2. etch, show

usage: cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible; "a face etched with pain"; "the leafless branches etched against the sky"

3. engrave, etch, print

usage: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter"

4. engrave, etch, carve, chip at

usage: carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name"

5. etch, dissolve

usage: selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons

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