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Adjective: engraved  en'greyvd
  1. Cut or impressed into a surface
    "engraved invitations";
    - etched, graven, incised, inscribed
Verb: engrave  en'greyv
  1. Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
    "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cup with the winner's name";
    - scratch, grave [archaic], inscribe
  2. Impress or affect deeply
    "The event engraved itself into her memory"
  3. (art) carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block
    "engrave a letter";
    - etch
  4. Carve or cut a design or letters into
    "engrave the pen with the owner's name";
    - etch

See also: carved, carven [archaic]

Type of: affect, carve, chip at, impress, move, print, strike

Encyclopedia: Engraved