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etch
American English: /ɛtʃ/
British English: /ɛtʃ/

Translation of etch in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Art, Printing)
    (copper/glass)
    grabar
    (design/outline)
    grabar
    Example sentences
    • The masking layer is patterned so as to form a desired arrangement of metal lines by etching the underlying metal layer.
    • The front layer of glass is etched with a grid pattern on the inside surface to form a template for the liquid crystals.
    • Most manufacturers offer choices of beveled, etched, and stained glass.
    Example sentences
    • The early process involved etching a design replicated from a travel book onto a copper plate.
    • Much controversy still remains regarding the techniques used, but all processes began with etching and/or engraving the desired design on a copperplate.
    • One submission called for photographs of victims to be etched into glass plates.
    Example sentences
    • The poem will be etched in the memorial stone - a tangible acknowledgement of the loss of life and accompanying grief, says Appleton.
    • So if you want to remember a date that will be etched in history, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast area August 29th.
    • The final will be a huge undertaking for a team which could be etched in the annals of history.
    Example sentences
    • Its surface was etched with carvings and hieroglyphics, dating back to the dawn of the world itself.
    • The great claymore shone in all its glory, its black and gold hilt, intricately etched with the markings of the society.
    • Standing at the centre of the memorial are six large basalt obelisks etched with the names of all the countries where Australians have been held prisoner of war.
  • 2 (imprint strongly) [literary] (usually passive) the pain/incident is etched forever on my mind
    tengo el dolor/incidente grabado para siempre en la memoria
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