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steel engraving

Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or process of engraving on a steel plate.
  • n. An impression produced with an engraved steel plate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. engraving on a steel plate
  • n. an impression taken from an engraved steel plate
  • n. the act of engraving on a steel plate

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Examples

  • There was a row of photographs in silver frames upon the mantelpiece, and over it a steel engraving of Millaisā€™ Black Brunswicker.

    Lonesome Road

  • The publisher knew his public, so he gave a pound of book for every fifty cents, and crowded in plenty of wood-cuts and stamped the outside with golden bouquets and put in a steel engraving of the author, with a tissue paper veil over it, and "sicked" his multitude of broken-down clergymen, maiden ladies, grass widows, and college students on to the great American public.

    Mark Twain and the Old Time Subscription Book

  • * Eventually, a fine steel engraving was done from it by Mr. Stodart.

    Juliana Horatia Ewing and Her Books

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