[ US /ˈɛtʃ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons
  2. carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block
    engrave a letter
  3. cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible
    the leafless branches etched against the sky
    a face etched with pain
  4. make an etching of
    He etched her image into the surface
  5. carve or cut a design or letters into
    engrave the pen with the owner's name
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How To Use etch In A Sentence

  • The scene will be etched on my memory forever.
  • They kept to the brush and trees, and invariably the man halted and peered out before crossing a dry glade or naked stretch of upland pasturage. War
  • More particularly, in the hoodedness of her eyes, she reminded me of Malvina Schalkova, the Prague-born artist posthumously famous for the sketches and watercolors she made in Theresienstadt, and whose self-portrait, mirroring an infinity of sorrow, I first became familiar with when I visited Theresienstadt with Zoë. Kalooki Nights
  • A fisherman's son opened this beachside restaurant, which stretches down into the sand. Times, Sunday Times
  • As surveyor and topographer, he took on the task of making sketches of the stockades.
  • Making a flip book involves using the corner of a sketch pad to illustrate individual still frames of cartoon movement.
  • And then I got there and they're like, no, you're writing sketches for other people, which I had never done and I was really kind of bummed because I had auditioned like two or three times. Zach Galifianakis: A Comedic Actor Takes A Dark Turn
  • She huffed, stood up, arched her back in a heavyweight stretch, turned to the fountain and started in on a long, long drink.
  • Many are illustrated with sketches and doodles.
  • And Buddhism and Hinduism were sketched out in the India issue: the less personalised and politicised nature of these religions makes it easier.
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