[ UK /ˈɛt‍ʃɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛtʃɪŋ/ ]
  1. making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them
  2. an etched plate made with the use of acid
  3. an impression made from an etched plate
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How To Use etching In A Sentence

  • He finished stretching when he was a beanpole, roughly three meters, or eight or nine feet.
  • The sea was its usual calm blue, a glassy liquid surface stretching till it fused with the horizon in a spectacle of colour.
  • Several chapters cover the basics of clean room technology, e.g., lithography, etching and layer deposition techniques.
  • A glance at any probate casebook will demonstrate how often solicitous distant relatives, keen to do fetching and carrying as well as to sort out troublesome financial affairs, show up in the declining years of lonely old people.
  • Since draughtsmanship was the foundation of all his art, engravings, etchings, lithographs, linocuts, and drawings poured from him in astonishing quantity and quality.
  • The letters were carved in a cramped scrawl, moonlight etching the crevices and staining the shadows silver.
  • The view of the unbroken forest canopy stretching away to the horizon defies description; it is a vision of a world untroubled by time, a revelation of the hugeness and wholeness of nature.
  • The long-awaited opening will mark the triumphant end of a battle stretching back up to four years.
  • They have only to glance over their shoulder and they see a mighty lineage stretching back. Times, Sunday Times
  • He stood up, stretching limbs that had become stiff from the cramped surroundings.
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