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Meaning of INTAGLIO

Pronunciation:  in'talyow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
  2. [n]  a printing process that uses an etched or engraved plate; the plate is smeared with ink and wiped clean, then the ink left in the recesses makes the print
 

INTAGLIO is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: diaglyph, gravure, intaglio printing
 
 See Also: glyptic art, glyptography, photogravure, printing, printing process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*tagl"io\, n.; pl. E. {Intaglius}, It. {Intagli}.
[It., fr. intagliare to engrave, carve; pref. in- in +
tagliare to cut, carve. See {Detail}.]
A cutting or engraving; a figure cut into something, as a
gem, so as to make a design depressed below the surface of
the material; hence, anything so carved or impressed, as a
gem, matrix, etc.; -- opposed to {cameo}. Also used
adjectively.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anaglyph, aquatint, bas-relief, boss, burin, cameo, cameo glass, cast, cavo-rilievo, cerography, chalcography, crayon engraving, cribbling, cut glass, die, drypoint, embossment, engraving tool, etching, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle, etching point, form, glyph, glyptograph, graver, high relief, intaglio rilevato, intaglio rilievo, last, low relief, mask, matrix, medal, medallion, metal cut, mezzotint, mint, mold, needle, negative, photoengraving, plaquette, plate engraving, point, punch, pyrogravure, relief, relief method, relievo, rocker, scorper, sculptured glass, seal, shoe last, stamp, steel engraving, style, template, wood engraving, woodburning, woodcut, zincography
 

 

 

 

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