Etching - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈetʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word etching
Brit.  |ˈɛtʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word etching
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to etch


- an impression made from an etched plate
- an etched plate made with the use of acid
- making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them (syn: engraving)


Etching is an imitation of engraving, but more speedily performed.

she soaked the etching in an acid bath

Word forms

singular: etching
plural: etchings
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