engraving


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Synonyms for engraving

making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them

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I wonder which would turn out to be the silliest--the engravings or the writing here," said Lydgate, in his most convinced tone, while he turned over the pages quickly, seeming to see all through the book in no time, and showing his large white hands to much advantage, as Rosamond thought.
There are so many ornaments over here, engravings and bronzes which are called Japanese and which are really only imitations.
It seems absurd to compare a tug boat skipper to a centaur: but he reminded me some how of an engraving in a little book I had as a boy, which represented centaurs at a stream, and there was one, especially in the foreground, prancing bow and arrows in hand, with regular severe features and an immense curled wavy beard, flowing down his breast.
Mr Twemlow's little rooms are modestly furnished, in an old- fashioned manner (rather like the housekeeper's room at Snigsworthy Park), and would be bare of mere ornament, were it not for a full-length engraving of the sublime Snigsworth over the chimneypiece, snorting at a Corinthian column, with an enormous roll of paper at his feet, and a heavy curtain going to tumble down on his head; those accessories being understood to represent the noble lord as somehow in the act of saving his country.
Here Holmes drew a small tract, embellished with a rude engraving of the ancient Manor House, from his waistcoat pocket.
Two panels were entirely hidden under pen-and-ink sketches, Gouache landscapes and Audran engravings, relics of better times and vanished luxury.
During the day she painted her pictures and attended to the cares of the household; then, when night came, she colored the engravings.
He went down, stepping softly, and surprised his wife in her studio, coloring engravings.
Rook was sent to fetch the engravings from his study upstairs.
Among his own engravings the best known is the famous picture of Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims, which is not altogether free from the weird strangeness that distinguished most of his work in all lines.
The husband of Princess Betsy, a good-natured fat man, an ardent collector of engravings, hearing that his wife had visitors, came into the drawing room before going to his club.
I'd better meet you on your own ground, and talk about your majolica and engravings.
Also, there were copies of paintings and old wood engravings from the magazines of a generation and more before.
With a convertible z-table, AP Lazer is the first laser machine capable of doing everything a traditional 'boxed-up' laser machine can do; then when the z-table is removed, it makes engraving large and heavy objects possible.
com)-- Vision Engraving & Routing Systems, the North America's largest engraving machine manufacturer, is set to attend the NECA Show October 04 to 06, 2015 booth #1814.