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 for Engraving
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Engrave \En*grave"\, v. t. [imp. Engraved; p. p. Engraved or
     Engraven; p. pr. & vb. n. Engraving.] [Pref. en- + grave
     to carve: cf. OF. engraver.]
     1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.]
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              Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh
              He did engrave.                       --Spenser.
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     2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an
        inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures;
        to mark with incisions.
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              Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones
              with the names of the children of Israel. --Ex.
                                                    xxviii. 11.
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     3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood,
        stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
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     4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
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              Engrave principles in men's minds.    --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Engraving \En*grav"ing\, n.
     1. The act or art of producing upon hard material incised or
        raised patterns, characters, lines, and the like;
        especially, the art of producing such lines, etc., in the
        surface of metal plates or blocks of wood. Engraving is
        used for the decoration of the surface itself; also, for
        producing an original, from which a pattern or design may
        be printed on paper.
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     2. That which is engraved; an engraved plate.
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     3. An impression from an engraved plate, block of wood, or
        other material; a print.
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     Note: Engraving on wood is called xylography; on copper,
           chalcography; on stone lithography. Engravings or
           prints take from wood blocks are usually called wood
           cuts, those from stone, lithographs.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a print made from an engraving
      2: a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved
      3: making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from
         them [syn: engraving, etching]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  222 Moby Thesaurus words for "engraving":
     CYSP sculpture, abstract, abstract art, abstraction, altarpiece,
     anaglyph, anaglyptics, anaglyptography, aquatint,
     architectural sculpture, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts,
     arts of design, autolithograph, bezel, birthmark, blaze, blemish,
     block, block print, blotch, bone-carving, brand, burr, calligraphy,
     cameo, caste mark, casting, cave art, ceramics, ceroplastics,
     chamfer, chase, chasing, check, checkmark, chink, chiseling,
     chromolithograph, cicatrix, clay sculpture, collage, color print,
     copperplate, copperplate print, copy, corrugation, crack, cranny,
     crayon engraving, cross-hatching, cut, cyclorama, dado, dapple,
     daub, decoration, decorative sculpture, demitint, design,
     designing, diptych, discoloration, dot, earmark, earth art,
     embossing, engravement, etch, etching, fine arts, fleck, flick,
     flute, fluting, folk art, founding, freckle, fresco, furrow,
     garden sculpture, gash, gem-cutting, gem-engraving,
     glass sculpture, glass-cutting, glyptic, gouge, graphic arts,
     graphotype, graving, groove, hack, half tint, hatching, icon,
     illumination, illustration, image, impress, impression, imprint,
     incision, inscript, inscription, intaglio, ivory-carving, jot,
     lentigo, likeness, line, lining, linoleum-block print, lithograph,
     lost-wax process, macula, mark, marking, metal sculpture,
     mezzotint, microgroove, miniature, modeling, molding, mole,
     montage, monumental sculpture, mosaic, mottle, mural, negative,
     nevus, nick, notch, panorama, paper sculpture, patch, photograph,
     photography, picture, plaster casting, plastic art, point,
     polka dot, portrait sculpture, prick, primitive art, print,
     puncture, rabbet, relief, relief-carving, relievo, representation,
     reproduction, rifling, rubber-block print, ruck, rut, scar,
     scarification, score, scoring, scotch, scratch, scratching,
     sculptor, sculpture, sculpturing, shell-carving, slash, slashing,
     slit, speck, speckle, splash, splotch, spot, stain,
     stained glass window, statuary, steel engraving, stencil, stigma,
     still life, stipple, stippling, stone sculpture, stonecutting,
     strawberry mark, streak, stria, striation, sulcation, sulcus,
     tableau, tapestry, tattoo, tattoo mark, the arts, tick, tint,
     tittle, tooling, triptych, type-cutting, vignette, wall painting,
     watermark, well-worn groove, whittling, wire sculpture,
     wood carving, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint,
     wrinkle, xyloglyphy, xylograph

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