Definition of Etching

Etching n. means: The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See Etch, v. t.

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Etching n. means: The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See Etch, v. t.

Meaning of Etching

Etching (n.) means: The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See Etch, v. t.

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Etching (v. t.): A design carried out by means of the above process; a pattern on metal, glass, etc., produced by etching.

Electro-etching (n.): A mode of etching upon metals by electrolytic action.

Etching (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Etch

Mordant (n.): Any corroding substance used in etching.

Etch (v. i.): To practice etching; to make etchings.

Etching (v. t.): An impression on paper, parchment, or other material, taken in ink from an etched plate.

Ectypography (n.): A method of etching in which the design upon the plate is produced in relief.

Etch (v. t.): To subject to etching; to draw upon and bite with acid, as a plate of metal.

Wax (n.): A waxlike composition used for uniting surfaces, for excluding air, and for other purposes; as, sealing wax, grafting wax, etching wax, etc.

Galvanography (n.): A method of producing by means of electrotyping process (without etching) copperplates which can be printed from in the same manner as engraved plates.

Glyphography (n.): A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.

Etching (n.): The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See Etch, v. t.

Impressionism (n.): The theory or method of suggesting an effect or impression without elaboration of the details; -- a disignation of a recent fashion in painting and etching.

Zincography (n.): The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.

Aquatinta (n.): A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving produced by this method.

Ground (v. t.): To cover with a ground, as a copper plate for etching (see Ground, n., 5); or as paper or other materials with a uniform tint as a preparation for ornament.

Damasken (v.): To decorate, as iron, steel, etc., with a peculiar marking or "water" produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or incrusting with another metal, as silver or gold, or by etching, etc., to damask.

Stopping-out (n.): A method adopted in etching, to keep the acid from those parts which are already sufficiently corroded, by applying varnish or other covering matter with a brush, but allowing the acid to act on the other parts.

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Meaning of Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw means: A sailor's carving or etching on bones, teeth, tusks or shells.

Meaning of Etching

Etching means: A design carried out by means of the above process; a pattern on metal, glass, etc., produced by etching.

Meaning of Electro-etching

Electro-etching means: A mode of etching upon metals by electrolytic action.

Meaning of Etching

Etching means: of Etch

Meaning of Mordant

Mordant means: Any corroding substance used in etching.

Meaning of Etch

Etch means: To practice etching; to make etchings.

Meaning of Etching

Etching means: An impression on paper, parchment, or other material, taken in ink from an etched plate.

Meaning of Ectypography

Ectypography means: A method of etching in which the design upon the plate is produced in relief.

Meaning of Etch

Etch means: To subject to etching; to draw upon and bite with acid, as a plate of metal.

Meaning of Wax

Wax means: A waxlike composition used for uniting surfaces, for excluding air, and for other purposes; as, sealing wax, grafting wax, etching wax, etc.

Meaning of Galvanography

Galvanography means: A method of producing by means of electrotyping process (without etching) copperplates which can be printed from in the same manner as engraved plates.

Meaning of Glyphography

Glyphography means: A process similar to etching, in which, by means of voltaic electricity, a raised copy of a drawing is made, so that it can be used to print from.

Meaning of Etching

Etching means: The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See Etch, v. t.

Meaning of Impressionism

Impressionism means: The theory or method of suggesting an effect or impression without elaboration of the details; -- a disignation of a recent fashion in painting and etching.

Meaning of Zincography

Zincography means: The art or process of engraving or etching on zinc, in which the design is left in relief in the style of a wood cut, the rest of the ground being eaten away by acid.

Meaning of Aquatinta

Aquatinta means: A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving produced by this method.

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Meaning of Paying

Paying means: of Pay

Meaning of Pike

Pike means: A pointed or peaked hill.

Meaning of Tuber

Tuber means: A genus of fungi. See Truffle.

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QUIDLETS means: Quidlets is British slang for money.

Meaning of WHOPPING

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