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engrave

en·grave

engrave

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn greIv
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: engraved, engraves, engraving
definition 1: to cut (a design or lettering) into a hard, flat surface, as by a sharp implement or acid, often for the purpose of making a plate for printing.
definition 2: to cut a design or lettering into (a hard, flat surface).
definition 3: to use an engraved surface to print.
definition 4: to leave a deep or lasting impression.
The massacre was engraved in his memory.
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derivation: engraver (n.)