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

  Grave \Grave\, v. t. [imp. Graved (gr[=a]vd); p. p. Graven
     (gr[=a]v"'n) or Graved; p. pr. & vb. n. Graving.] [AS.
     grafan to dig, grave, engrave; akin to OFries. greva, D.
     graven, G. graben, OHG. & Goth. graban, Dan. grabe, Sw.
     gr[aum]fva, Icel. grafa, but prob. not to Gr. gra`fein to
     write, E. graphic. Cf. Grave, n., Grove, n.]
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     1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
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              He hath graven and digged up a pit.   --Ps. vii. 16
                                                    (Book of
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     2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard
        substance; to engrave.
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              Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them
              the names of the children of Israel.  --Ex. xxviii.
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     3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel;
        to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
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              With gold men may the hearte grave.   --Chaucer.
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     4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
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              O! may they graven in thy heart remain. --Prior.
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     5. To entomb; to bury. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graving \Grav"ing\, n. [From Grave to clean.]
     The act of cleaning a ship's bottom.
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     Graving dock. (Naut.) See under Dock.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Graving \Grav"ing\, n. [From Grave to dig.]
     1. The act or art of carving figures in hard substances,
        especially by incision or in intaglio.
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     2. That which is graved or carved. [R.]
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              Skillful to . . . grave any manner of graving. --2
                                                    Chron. ii. 14.
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     3. Impression, as upon the mind or heart.
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              New gravings upon their souls.        --Eikon
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From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     (1.) Heb. hatsabh. Job 19:24, rendered "graven," but generally
     means hewn stone or wood, in quarry or forest.
       (2.) Heb. harush. Jer. 17:1, rendered "graven," and indicates
     generally artistic work in metal, wood, and stone, effected by
     fine instruments.
       (3.) Heb. haqaq. Ezek. 4:1, engraving a plan or map, rendered
     "pourtray;" Job 19:23, "written."
       (4.) Heb. pasal points rather to the sculptor's or the
     carver's art (Isa. 30:22; 40:19; 41:7; 44:12-15).
       (5.) Pathah refers to intaglio work, the cutting and engraving
     of precious stones (Ex. 28:9-11, 21; Zech. 3:9; Cant. 1:10, 11).
       (6.) Heret. In Ex. 32:4 rendered "graving tool;" and in Isa.
     8:1, "a pen."

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