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etch meaning and definition

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ETCH verb

Definition of etch (verb)

  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"
    • synonyms: engrave
  4. carve or cut a design or letters into
    • "engrave the pen with the owner's name"
    • synonyms: engrave
  5. selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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