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steel engraving

noun, Printing.
1.
a method of incising letters, designs, etc., on steel.
2.
the imprint, as on paper, from a plate of engraved steel.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for steel-engraving

steel engraving

noun
1.
  1. a method or art of engraving (letters, etc) on a steel plate
  2. a print made from such a plate
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