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- n. The process of deepening worn lines in an etched plate by submitting it to the action of acid again.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of deepening worn lines in an etched plate by submitting it again to the action of acid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In etching, a repetition of the process of biting, in order to restore or freshen worn lines, or to deepen lines which have been but imperfectly attacked.
re- + biting (Wiktionary)