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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of incise.
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At the foot of Hance Rapid, the river leaves Marble Canyon; its regular and stately sandstones, shales, limestones, and quartzites tower higher and higher above, while the river quickly incises itself a thousand feet into the black and pegmatite-veined Precambrian schists of the Inner Gorge.
The mode of execution is quick and humane: The milkman incises the bull from sternum to abdomen with a single knife stroke.
Engraving, on the other hand, incises a design onto a hard surface by cutting grooves into it.
That's partly attributable to the different palette: here Wen incises lines into a dark blue surface to reveal a light blue underneath.