[ US /ɪnˈɡɹeɪvɝ/ ]
[ UK /ɛnɡɹˈe‍ɪvɐ/ ]
  1. a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
  2. a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate
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How To Use engraver In A Sentence

  • French designer and engraver of vignettes, frontispieces, and decorations for books.
  • Benedetto Montagna worked as a painter and engraver well into the cinquecento.
  • Not only was he a silversmith of renown, but a patriot, soldier, grand master Mason, confidential agent of the state of Massachusetts Bay, engraver, picture-frame designer, and die-sinker. All About Coffee
  • Marcel Stanley's brief compilation on Alfred Ernest Cousins, an engraver and die-sinker who prepared the dies for many of New Zealand's postage stamps in the 1890s, reproduces various relevant documents as a brochure for the 1980 New Zealand International Stamp Exhibition. Book & Print in New Zealand: A Guide to Print Culture in New Zealand
  • Why should not the copper engraver and the aquafortist avail themselves of the same advantages? Photographic Reproduction Processes
  • He was a prolific copper engraver and etching artist of maps and town views.
  • Alfred Joseph Annedouche, a frequent engraver of large plates for Goupil, produced the mezzotint in 1873, two years after Bouguereau made the painting.
  • A mezzotint plate produced fewer impressions than a line engraving, but the engravers bewailed its invention, as being an easier and more facile process.
  • Ridley, William (1764 – 1838): one of the leading engravers of the time, Ridley stipple-engraved many portraits, including Index of People
  • The various combinations and recombinations of these elements, moreover, give rise to several orders of movement within the art, and the images owe much of their dynamism to an intricate play of form at the hands of the engraver.
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