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carved in stone

 and engraved in stone; written in stone
Fig. permanent or not subject to change. (Often in the negative.) Now, this isn't carved in stone yet, but this looks like the way it's going to be. Is this policy carved in stone, or can it still be modified?
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engrave something into something

to cut symbols into something. She engraves a lovely design into the soap that she puts out for guests. Todd engraved his initials into the bark of the tree.
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engrave something on(to) something

to cut symbols into the surface of something. She engraved her initials onto the side of the tree. Ted engraved her name on the bracelet.
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engrave something (up)on something

 
1. . Lit. to cut letters or a design into the surface of something; to engrave something on(to) something. Todd engraved his initials into the bark of the tree. Their names were engraved onto each of their wedding rings. He asked them to engrave his initials upon the back of his watch. He engraved his name on the desktop.
2. Fig. to imprint something firmly on someone's mind. I engraved the combination to the safe upon my brain. The teacher engraved the definition of a noun into my memory.
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engrave something with something

 
1. . to carve something, such as letters, into something. He engraved the soft pewter with an old motto. Can you engrave my watch with a date?
2. to carve on something, using some tool or device. The worker engraved the watch with a sharp stylus. Can I engrave this bracelet with this tool? Is it sharp enough?
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Even if 3D printers could print an entirely new world, there would be more new surfaces for AP Lazer to engrave, far exceeding the profitability of 3D printing.
Modestly Barbara says that anyone can engrave and advises anyone interested to practise on their own glassware to build up confidence.
With the soldering iron, engrave designs on the rubber strips.
in horizontal and diagonal orientations on cylinder seals (FIGURE 1), but it was not possible to engrave small features along flat surfaces, i.
The laser engraver shall have engraving software which the user can engrave photographs on to material.
But Diana was still able to engrave publicly under the already publicized description of a "well-bred and charming young lady.
This reliable laser engraving module will allow issuers of secure IDs or financial cards to engrave images, grayscale photos, bar codes, text and other variable data making forgery and alteration nearly impossible.
The latest technology is used to engrave the specified name, symbol, wedding date, heart or any other text on the rings.
Since 1988, Epilog Laser has been designing and manufacturing flying optics based CO2 and fiber laser systems that can engrave and cut wood, acrylic, plastic, fabric, rubber and many other materials.
Set up your page size to the size of the piece you are engraving, scan in a photo, insert text, draw a picture -- basically anything you can print to paper you can engrave, cut, or mark with these lasers.
The machines can also engrave metal plaques, cups, bowls and jewelry items.
Vision also manufactures an extensive line of fixtures, clamps, and other work-holding devices that help engrave more effectively and efficiently.
Just a quick one time holder set-up than plug-in the iMARC-IT in and follow the simple, step-by-step instructions on the large color LCD Display to start engrave.
Since 1988, Epilog Laser has been designing and manufacturing flying optics-based CO2 and fiber laser systems that can engrave and cut wood, acrylic, plastic, fabric, rubber and many other materials.
We can engrave toasting glasses, cake cutters, photo frames, favors and much more that will keep the memories alive for a lifetime.