Found 3 items, similar to Etching.
English → Indonesian
etsa, mengetsa, menggambar sketsa
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n 1: an impression made from an etched plate
2: an etched plate made with the use of acid
3: making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from
them [syn: engraving
English → English
1. The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid
which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in
metal, glass, or the like. See Etch
, v. t.
2. A design carried out by means of the above process; a
pattern on metal, glass, etc., produced by etching.
3. An impression on paper, parchment, or other material,
taken in ink from an etched plate.
(Min.), markings produced on the face of a
crystal by the action of an appropriate solvent. They have
usually a definite form, and are important as revealing
the molecular structure.
, a sharp-pointed steel instrument with which
lines are drawn in the ground or varnish in etching.
(Needlework), a stitch used outline
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Etched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [D. etsen, G. ["a]tzen to feed, corrode, etch.
MHG. etzen, causative of ezzen to eat, G. essen ??. See
1. To produce, as figures or designs, on mental, glass, or
the like, by means of lines or strokes eaten in or
corroded by means of some strong acid.
Note: The plate is first covered with varnish, or some other
ground capable of resisting the acid, and this is then
scored or scratched with a needle, or similar
instrument, so as to form the drawing; the plate is
then covered with acid, which corrodes the metal in the
lines thus laid bare.
2. To subject to etching; to draw upon and bite with acid, as
a plate of metal.
I was etching a plate at the beginning of 1875.
3. To sketch; to delineate. [R.]
There are many empty terms to be found in some
learned writes, to which they had recourse to etch
out their system. --Locke.