Definition of ETCHES

verb : ETCHES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make an etching of; "He etched her image into the surface" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible; "a face etched with pain"; "the leafless branches etched against the sky" ;

  • 3. (

    ) carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter" ;

  • 4. (

    ) carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name" ;

  • 5. (

    ) selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons ;


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