Definition of Engraver

1. Noun. A skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching.




2. Noun. A printmaker who prints from an engraved printing plate.
Generic synonyms: Graphic Artist, Printmaker
Derivative terms: Engrave

Definition of Engraver

1. n. One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce engraved work, especially on metal or wood.

Definition of Engraver

1. Noun. A person who engraves ¹

2. Noun. A tool used in this process ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Engraver

1. one that engraves [n -S] - See also: engraves

Medical Definition of Engraver

1. One who engraves; a person whose business it is to produce engraved work, especially on metal or wood. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engraver

engrapple
engrappled
engrappling
engrasp
engrasped
engrasping
engrasps
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engraved
engravement
engravements
engraven
engravened
engravening
engravens
engraver (current term)
engraveries
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engraveth
engraving
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engreaten
engreatened
engreatening
engreatens
engrieve
engrieved

Literary usage of Engraver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Works: A Handbook by Clara Erskine Clement Waters (1901)
"engraver, MITELLI, Giuseppe Maria. The Rich Man and Lazarus. engraver ... engraver, PIZZI, Luigi. The Feast at the House of Simon. engraver, PREISLER ..."

2. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"N. Schmutzer, Joseph, German engraver ; 18th cent. я. ... E. Schoel, Hendrick van, Dutch engraver ; 16th cent x. ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1917)
"1830 " " engraver and copperplate printer, house 311 Washington Street. ... 1844 " " engraver, 93 Ninth Avenue. 1845 not in directory. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Artists of the English School: Painters, Sculptors by Samuel Redgrave (1878)
"CHARLES JOHN, FSA, engraver. Was born in 1803 at Chelsea, where his father practised ... At the age of 16 he was apprenticed to Charles Pye, the engraver. ..."

5. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"In 1812 he entered into partnership with William Rollinson, a bank-note engraver, and having in a few years earned a competency, retired from business and ..."

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