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(Definition of engraving from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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engravingnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈɡreɪ·vɪŋ/
a ​picture or ​designprinted on ​paper from a hard, usually ​metal, ​surface in which ​cuts have been made, or this ​process: [C] The ​museumowns many ​fine 18th-century engravings. [U] The ​bookdescribes the ​art of engraving.
(Definition of engraving from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “engraving”
in Chinese (Simplified) 雕刻(术), 雕刻工作, 版画…
in Turkish kakma, oyma, baskı…
in Russian гравюра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雕刻(術), 雕刻工作), 版畫…
in Polish sztych, rycina…
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