Translation of etching in Spanish:

etching

Pronunciation: /ˈetʃɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (process) grabado (masculine)
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    • Jim continued to run his fingers over the artifact, exploring each etch and nick.
    • These solutions are available from several manufacturers in different strengths to achieve the required depth of etch and a finish that meets the original specification.
    • The chips are encoded by generating nanometer-thick layers of porous films on the wafers using a special electrochemical etch.
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    • 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.
    1.2 countable/numerable (picture, design) grabado (masculine), aguafuerte (masculine)
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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.

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