Definition of “engraving” - English Dictionary

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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 design printed on paper from a hard, usually metal, surface in which cuts have been made, or this process:

[ C ] The museum owns many fine 18th-century engravings.
[ U ] The book describes the art of engraving.

(Definition of “engraving” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)