cut into: the incised material.
made by cutting: an incised pattern.
Medicine/Medical. made or cut cleanly, as if surgically; not ragged: an incised wound.
(of a leaf) sharply, deeply, and somewhat irregularly notched.

1590–1600; incise + -ed2

unincised, adjective Unabridged


verb (used with object), incised, incising.
to cut into; cut marks, figures, etc., upon.
to make (marks, figures, etc.) by cutting; engrave; carve.

1535–45; < Latin incīsus past participle of incīdere to carve, cut into, equivalent to in- in-2 + cīd- cut + -tus past participle suffix, with -dt- > -s- Unabridged
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incise (ɪnˈsaɪz)
(tr) to produce (lines, a design, etc) by cutting into the surface of (something) with a sharp tool
[C16: from Latin incīdere to cut into, from in-² + caedere to cut]

incised (ɪnˈsaɪzd)
1.  cut into or engraved: an incised surface
2.  made by cutting or engraving: an incised design
3.  (of a wound) cleanly cut, as with a surgical knife
4.  having margins that are sharply and deeply indented: an incised leaf

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incise in·cise (ĭn-sīz')
v. in·cised, in·cis·ing, in·cis·es
To cut into with a sharp instrument.

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Example sentences
The pot allegedly had waveforms etched into a groove as a potter incised a line
  with a stylus while the pot spun.
Faint lines and hatching patterns were incised into the plaster, creating
  two-tone designs.
Some were greetings from friends, carefully incised around the edges of
  frescoes in the home's finest room.
Incised in the metal is a two-pronged emblem topped by a cross.
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