etched adj : cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design"; "engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, graven, incised, inscribed]
- Cut or dug into the surface as by etching.
- past of etch
This page is distinguished from the singular uses of Etch.
Etching may refer to:
NB: all of the above can be called Chemical etching, though the term is mostly used for Industrial etching. An etcher is most likely to mean a printmaker. An etchant is any chemical used to etch, but probably refers to an industrial process.
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