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Noun: graver  grey-vu(r)
  1. A tool used by an engraver
    - graving tool, pointel, pointrel
Adjective: grave (graver,gravest)  greyv
  1. Dignified and sombre in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
    "a grave God-fearing man";
    - sedate, sober, solemn
     
  2. Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    "a grave situation";
    - dangerous, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening
     
  3. Of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought
    "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis";
    - grievous, heavy, weighty

Derived forms: gravers

See also: critical, important, of import, serious

Type of: hand tool

Encyclopedia: Graver

Grave, Holland