Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: engraved
IPA transcription: [ɪnɡɹ'eɪvd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: engraved, etched, graven, incised, inscribed
    Meaning: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations"
Usage examples
  • You will observe this engraved star upon my left breast.
  • Of these she made drawings, which she engraved on copper, and coloured with her own hands.
  • I had forgotten the fact until I received the little engraved invitation a week or two ago.
  • The little cards, however, with names engraved on them, are a more serious problem than the flowers.
  • A tall man with a perplexed countenance, wearing a big badge with "City Marshal" engraved upon it, stood over him.
  • "I'm sure I am," echoed Amy, poring over the engraved copy of the Madonna and Child, which her mother had given her in a pretty frame.
  • "As you say, there could be no mistake about the knife, because she had given it to him herself, and had had his initials engraved upon it at Plymouth.
  • Stupidly, senselessly, now, sitting beneath the shade of an overhanging sycamore, she was looking at the plain gold shield, with the star-shaped little flower engraved upon it.
  • The frames of their buck-saws were cherry-red, the blades blued steel, and the fresh cut ends of the sticks--poplar, maple, iron-wood, birch--were marked with engraved rings of growth.
  • I have read somewhere that a stone engraved with a Celtic god, who holds what looks like a rose in one hand, has been found somewhere in England; but I cannot find the reference, though I certainly made a note of it.