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Meaning of ENGRAVER

Pronunciation:  ungr'eyvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate
  2. [n]  a skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
 

ENGRAVER is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: Albrecht Durer, Andrea Mantegna, Durer, graphic artist, Hans Holbein, Hogarth, Holbein, Holbein the Younger, lapidary, lapidist, Mantegna, printmaker, skilled worker, trained worker, William Hogarth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*grav"er\, n.
One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce
engraved work, especially on metal or wood.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Heb. harash (Ex. 35:35; 38:23) means properly an artificer in wood, stone, or metal. The chief business of the engraver was cutting names or devices on rings and seals and signets (Ex. 28:11, 21, 36; Gen. 38:18).

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accountant, amanuensis, archivist, bookkeeper, burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, clerk, documentalist, etcher, filing clerk, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, librarian, line engraver, lithographer, marker, notary, notary public, printmaker, prothonotary, pyrographer, record clerk, recorder, recordist, register, registrar, scorekeeper, scorer, scribe, scrivener, secretary, serigrapher, silk-screen artist, stenographer, stonecutter, timekeeper, wood engraver, xylopyrographer
 

 

 

 

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