Synonyms for etching


1. etching, engraving
usage: an impression made from an etched plate
2. etching, engraving
usage: an etched plate made with the use of acid
3. engraving, etching, printmaking
usage: making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them


1. etch, print
usage: make an etching of; "He etched her image into the surface"
2. etch, show
usage: cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible; "a face etched with pain"; "the leafless branches etched against the sky"
3. engrave, etch, print
usage: carve or cut into a block used for printing or print from such a block; "engrave a letter"
4. engrave, etch, carve, chip at
usage: carve or cut a design or letters into; "engrave the pen with the owner's name"
5. etch, dissolve
usage: selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons
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