Definition of Pyrography

1. Noun. The act of producing drawings on wood or leather by using heated tools or a fine flame.

Generic synonyms: Drafting, Draftsmanship, Drawing
Derivative terms: Pyrographer, Pyrographic



Definition of Pyrography

1. n. A process of printing, ornamenting, or carving, by burning with heated instruments.

Definition of Pyrography

1. Noun. the art of decorating wood or leather by burning designs into its surface with the tip of a heated tool ¹

2. Noun. a decoration so produced ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrography

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pyroglutamates
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pyroglutamic acid
pyroglutamic acids
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pyrognostic
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pyrographed
pyrographer
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pyrography (current term)
pyrohy
pyrokinesis
pyrokinetic
pyrola
pyrolas
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pyroligneous
pyroligneous acid
pyrolignic
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pyrolisis
pyrolite

Literary usage of Pyrography

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1. The Art Crafts for Beginners by Frank Goodwin Sanford (1906)
"... pyrography, or fire-etching, is the art of burning a design upon wood or leather by means of a red-hot point. It has been remarkably popular during the ..."

2. Bright Ideas for Money-making: Over Two Hundred Practical Ideas for Women (1911)
"pyrography pyrography may be learned by any one, and many handsome gifts and saleable articles may be made by its aid. ..."

3. Occupation Therapy; a Manual for Nurses by William Rush Dunton (1915)
"pyrography has been mentioned as a means of decorating leather. It is also used to decorate wood, and many useless things have been presented by devotees of ..."

4. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"pyrography, or poker-work, is the art of burning designs into wood with a red-hot platinum stylus, the design having been previously drawn with a ..."

5. Occupation Therapy: A Manual for Nurses by William Rush Dunton (1915)
"pyrography has been mentioned as a means of decorating leather. It is also used to decorate wood, and many useless things have been presented by devotees of ..."

6. Schlich's Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1908)
"pyrography, or poker-work, is the art of burning designs into wood with a red-hot platinum stylus, the design having been previously drawn with a ..."

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