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etching

noun uk   us   /ˈetʃ.ɪŋ/
[U] the act of etching [C] a picture produced by printing from a metal plate that has been etched with acid
Translations of “etching”
in Chinese (Traditional) 蝕刻(術), 刻版畫, 蝕刻畫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蚀刻(术), 刻版画, 蚀刻画…
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