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the art or technique of carving a wood block in relief. —acrographer, n. —acrographic, acrographical, adj.
an engraver, usually in metal. Also called graver.
the art or technique of engraving cameos.
1. the name of the engraver inscribed on a gemstone or finger ring.
2. an artist who engraves precious stones and metals. Also dactylioglyphist.
the art of engraving gemstones and finger rings.
the art of engraving gemstones. —dactyliographer, n. —dactyliographic, adj.
a form of engraving in which the design is in relief instead of being sunk.
the use of chemically induced electric current rather than chemicals to produce plates for copperplate engraving. —galvanograph, n. —galvanographic, ad).
1. an engraving on a gemstone or other small object.
2. the stone or object engraved.
1. the art of engraving, especially on gems.
2. the study of this art.
1. an engraving or carving on a gem stone.
2. the stone thus engraved. —lithoglyphic, lithoglyptic, adj.
Obsolete, an engraver of precious stones.
the art of engraving or carving precious stones. —lithoglyptic, adj.
an engraver, designer, or maker of medals. See also honors and regalia.
photogravure or the process of engraving by means of photography. —photoglyphic, adj.
1. a form of photoengraving in which the photograph is reproduced on an intaglio surface and then transferred to paper.
2. the photograph produced by this process.
the process of making lithographs produced by photoengraving. Cf. photogravure. —photolithographer, n. —photolithographic, adj.
a technique of engraving on steel plates, often used in the printing of banknotes. —siderograph, siderographist, n. —siderographic, siderographical, adj.
the art of drawing, writing, or engraving with a style or similar instrument. —stylographic, stylographical, adj.
the art of engraving on wood for printing. —xylographer, n. —xylographic, xylographical, adj.
the process of engraving on zinc or of printing from a zinc plate. —zincographer, n. —zincographic, zincographical, adj.
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