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verb as in carve letters or designs into

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Listen to articleIn previous years, students made durable metal information cards engraved with various resources as part of a kit that was distributed to homeless people, as well as solar-powered cellphone chargers that were sent to Africa.

The four-story, 50-ton marble tablet engraved with the First Amendment that graced the Newseum in Washington has been donated to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

Each chip has engraved “channels,” allowing any odor to flow towards each detection unit.

When Bruce took his hand away, the hummingbird — sporting an anklet engraved with “J45264” — zipped off.

I couldn’t bring myself to engrave the ending, to mark her boundary, to reel her in.

First attempt made to engrave on glass by M. de Puymaurin, at Toulouse.

A stone mason was employed to engrave the following epitaph on a tradesman's wife: "A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband."

Why should not some one, greatly daring, go so far as to bid the mason engrave a tribute to the world that is being left behind?

There was a great scheme that he should make a series of drawings on wood and Cole engrave them.

He told me that he would engrave her name on the tablet in his shrine, before which was a prayer made every day.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to engrave, such as: chisel, embed, etch, imprint, ingrain, and inscribe.

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