engraving engraving  /ɪn ˈɡreɪ vɪŋ/


  1. (n) a print made from an engraving
  2. (n) a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved
  3. (n) making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them


  1. Our image of Shakespeare comes from an much-reproduced engraving.
  2. Standard-size guns with traditional engraving are kept in stock.
  3. But the engraving of the subtitles is the last step in a process that begins weeks earlier.


  1. Treasury unveils Lew's improved signature

    WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew won't win any prizes in penmanship, but his official signature which will go on the nation's currency is at least a slight improvement over the loopy scrawl he had a few months ago. The Treasury Department unveiled the new signature on Tuesday. It takes the Bureau of Engraving and Printing about 18 weeks to put new engraving plates into production. That ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Laser Research Optics CO2 Laser Lenses Feature Low Absorption Coatings

    Laser Research Optics supplies a full line of CO2 lenses and mirrors for engraving and marking lasers that are optimized for 10.6 microns and available for field replacement by users.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Birth year wrong on New York City Mayor Ed Koch's tombstone

    Koch planned his own funeral in great detail, but when it came to engraving the tombstone, well, he had to leave that to someone else.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WABC-TV New York

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  1. "The engraving of these names shows that we will always be grateful and that these seven officers will have a permanent place in our hearts. Their everyday sacrifice is what makes them heroes," Spitzer said.
    on May 22, 2007 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Press & Sun-Bulletin

  2. "We agree in principle to support engraving 'In God We Trust' in stone in a prominent location within the Capitol Visitor Center; engraving 'The Pledge of Allegiance' in stone in a prominent location ...... and removing the words 'Our Nation's...
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Robert Bennett Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

  3. "If you really want me to be frank, I'm in two minds about engraving," Clapton said. "I respect what master engravers do and I like what Marcus did a lot." "It's great to own things that re really personal but at the same time I prefer...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Eric Clapton Source: Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

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