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graver Line breaks: graver
Pronunciation: /ˈɡreɪvə/

Definition of graver in English:


1A burin or other engraving tool.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • Seals cut as works of art should excel in three aspects-- calligraphy, composition and the graver's handwork.

Words that rhyme with graver

Ava, caver, craver, deva, engraver, enslaver, favour (US favor), flavour (US flavor), haver, laver, paver, quaver, raver, saver, savour (US savor), shaver, vena cava, waiver, waver
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