Definition of pyrography in English:

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Pronunciation: /pīˈräɡrəfē/


The art or technique of decorating wood or leather by burning a design on the surface with a heated metallic point.
Example sentences
  • Soderberg remarks that there is a close link between musical instruments and art, including painting, sculpture, and pyrography.
  • We also have a chest of tools and do some pyrography, burning images into wood, and we also do woodturning.
  • An enthusiast, she has also developed a specialty in that she uses pyrography as part of the finished woodwork they offer.

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Syllabification: py·rog·ra·phy

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