Associations to the word «Etching»


ETCHING, noun. (uncountable) The art of producing an image from a metal plate into which an image or text has been etched with acid.
ETCHING, noun. (countable) The image created by this process.
ETCHING, verb. Present participle of etch
ETCHING SCRIBE, noun. A needle-sharp steel tool for incising into plates in etching and the production of dry points.

Dictionary definition

ETCHING, noun. An impression made from an etched plate.
ETCHING, noun. An etched plate made with the use of acid.
ETCHING, noun. Making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them.

Wise words

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