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- 1. intaglio printing, intaglio, gravure, printing, printing process
- usage: a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
- 2. intaglio, diaglyph, glyptic art, glyptography
- usage: glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
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