engrave (something) with (something)

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engrave (something) with (something)

1. To etch or carve something onto a surface or material. The woman at the store said that they can engrave the picture frame with our wedding date.
2. To use something, such as a tool, to etch or carve into a surface or material. The artist engraved a design into the linoleum with a small cutter.
See also: engrave

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?
See also: engrave
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The second source, which I acquired some years after beginning with Meek's book, are a pair of DVDs titled Engraving with Lynton McKenzie.
It combines C[O.sub.2] laser engraving with diamond drag engraving into one system.
Figure 9 also shows how difficult it can be to distinguish punches from hand engraving with simple and often-repeated figures.
Engraving normal to the surface (e.g., for text), as well as engraving with a preset angle (e.g., for pockets) is possible.
The two sons mentioned (but not named) by Vasari were in fact Giovanni Battista's only boy, Adamo, and Giorgio Ghisi, who was not a son but may have studied engraving with him.
She dedicated the engraving with a simple line in careful and elegant script at the bottom center of the middle panel: "To the most Illustrious Lord Scipione Gonzaga/Diana Mantuana." On the surface, Scipione would not seem to be a promising means of Gonzaga support.