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Definition of "engraving" []

  • The art or technique of one that engraves. (noun)
  • A design or text engraved on a surface. (noun)
  • An engraved surface for printing. (noun)
  • A print made from an engraved plate or block. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "engraving" in a sentence
  • "No, they don't all come covered in engraving, or have satin oil finishes on fancy walnut, but they function well, WERE AFFORDABLE to those who needed them, and left many satified customers."
  • "The menorah engraving is the first of its kind to be discovered from the Early Roman period according Avshalom-Gorni who said the site joins just six synagogue locations that are know to date from the same time."
  • "Dubbed supernotes, their production process closely matches that of the genuine article, and the engraving is so fine it rivals that of the U.S."