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Definition of Etching


  1. of Etch
  2. 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.
  3. A design carried out by means of the above process; a pattern on metal, glass, etc., produced by etching.
  4. An impression on paper, parchment, or other material, taken in ink from an etched plate.

Etching Translations

etching in Dutch is ets
etching in French is eau-forte, estampe, eau forte
etching in German is Radierung, Radierkunst
etching in Norwegian is etsning, radering
etching in Swedish is etsning