He had customized his new gun by etching in the words “better off this way” and “my ELF weapon.”
The Pablo Picasso etching had stalled at a bid of $5,400, barely above its low estimate.
Celluloid is to Dean what oil paint is to Titian or etching to Whistler.
That day, I walked by the Vietnam Memorial and people were etching names on to front pages of newspapers.
His skill with the etching needle had become so great that technical difficulties practically did not exist for him.
Handsomely illustrated with a series of portraits in etching and photogravure.
The basis of this association may be represented as a material one, a kind of many-coloured ‘etching’ on the brain.
After the negative is "turned," it is ready for the etching room.
Rembrandt's etching ground has been the subject of considerable discussion.
The plate as it comes from the etching bath may be termed a mechanical product.
1630s, action of the verb etch, also "the art of engraving;" 1760s as "a print, etc., made from an etched plate."
1630s, "to engrave by eating away the surface of with acids," from Dutch etsen, from German ätzen "to etch," from Old High German azzon "cause to bite, feed," from Proto-Germanic *atjanan, causative of *etanan "eat" (see eat). Related: Etched; etching.
An artistic print made from a plate on which the artist has etched a design with acid. (Compare engraving.)