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etch

etch

pronunciation:
ech
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: etched, etches, etching
definition 1: to cut or eat into (a hard material, such as a printer's plate, glass, stone, or the like), esp. with acid, usu. so as to produce an image, design, or lettering.
similar words:
bite
definition 2: to produce (an image, design, or the like) in a hard material by cutting or eating away.
His name was etched on the stone.
definition 3: to fix in the mind.
Her last words are etched in my memory.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to practice the art or craft of etching.
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