Definition of graver in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgreɪvə


  • 1A burin or other engraving tool.
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    • Lines are cut into a metal plate using a tool called burin or graver.
    • It's easy enough to draw a curved line with a pen or on an engraving plate with a graver.
    • It is clear from illustrations in that report, however, that formal blade tools such as gravers and drills occur in that assemblage.
  • 1.1 archaic An engraver.
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    • Seals cut as works of art should excel in three aspects-- calligraphy, composition and the graver's handwork.

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