engrave (something) upon (something)

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engrave (something) upon (something)

1. To etch or carve something onto some surface or material. The woman at the store said that they can engrave our wedding date upon the picture frame.
2. By extension, to commit something to memory. After missing my first appointment, I engraved the rescheduled date upon my brain.
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The nickel-surfaced sleeve is the image carrier and is ready to engrave upon delivery.
Most engrave upon the rifling when loaded and can be a little tricky for newcomers to master.