Translation of engraving in Spanish:

engraving

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈgreɪvɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (process, work) grabado (masculine)
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    • Artisans then begin the process of engraving on it.
    • There he studied painting with him and learned the Western technique of engraving.
    • Born, raised, and educated just outside of London, Barraclough initially learned the art of engraving from a Master English gunsmith in the late 1940s.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Printing/Imprenta] 2.1 (block) plancha (feminine) 2.2 (copy) grabado (masculine)
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    • The enormous influence of his woodcuts and engravings turned the print into a significant and distinctively German art form.
    • Works of art include paintings, engravings, prints as well as original sculptures or statues.
    • The best illustrated edition of Jane Austen uses contemporary fashion plates, engravings of carriages, town scenes and so on.

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