Definition of etching in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈeCHiNG/


1A print produced by the process of etching: etchings of animals and wildflowers
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  • In addition to paintings, he produced a large number of prints - etchings, lithographs, and woodcuts.
  • Customers can choose from original works of art, etchings and limited-edition prints.
  • Engravings, along with etchings and drypoints, are created with the intaglio process.
engraving, print, impression, block, plate;
1.1The art or process of producing etched plates or objects.
Example sentences
  • Since then, she has worked in a number of other media besides oil painting, including etching, lithography, watercolor, pastel, sculpture and tapestry.
  • An inventive graphic artist, he has worked in various printmaking techniques, including etching, screenprinting, and woodcut.
  • Gross, a master of etching in charge of graphics at the Slade School of Art, later helped Daphne Reynolds to develop mezzotints, the deep, velvety blacks created with home-made ink.

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Syllabification: etch·ing

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