Definition of Line engraving

1. Noun. A print obtained from a line drawing.

Exact synonyms: Linecut
Generic synonyms: Engraving



2. Noun. Engraving consisting of a block that has been etched or engraved.
Exact synonyms: Line Block, Linecut
Generic synonyms: Engraving

Definition of Line engraving

1. Noun. Engraving in which the effects are produced by lines of different width and closeness, cut with the burin upon copper or similar material; also, a plate so engraved. ¹

2. Noun. A picture produced by printing from such an engraving. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Line Engraving

line breaks
line breeding
line coach
line code
line codes
line conch
line conches
line dance
line dances
line dancing
line double
line drawing
line drive
line drives
line duty
line engraving (current term)
line fed
line feed
line feeding
line feeds
line for soleus muscle
line function
line functions
line graph
line graphs
line in the sand
line integral
line integrals
line item
line items

Literary usage of Line engraving

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1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The art of line engraving has been practised from the earliest ages. ... The important discovery which made line engraving one of the multiplying arts was ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In line engraving it is the Hue itself which is hollowed, whereas in the woodcut, ... There was no difficulty about discovering the art of line engraving, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In line engraving it is the line itself which is hollowed, whereas in the woodcut, ... There was no difficulty about discovering the art of line engraving, ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"In line engraving it is the « itself which is hollowed, whereas in the woodcut, ... line engraving in Europe does not owe origin to the woodcut, ..."

5. The Graphic Arts: A Treatise on the Varieties of Drawing, Painting, and by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1891)
"LINE-ENGRAVING. THE expression ' Line-Engraving ' is used for engraving with the burin, but this is one of those cases in which a comprehensive expression ..."

6. A Short History of Engraving & Etching, for the Use of Collectors and by Arthur Mayger Hind (1908)
"... in its character, and, to some extent, in its mixed constitution, to encroach on the domain of line-engraving. On the other side there developed, ..."

7. How to Appreciate Prints by Frank Weitenkampf (1908)
"CHAPTER III line engraving To a great many persons, line engraving is synonymous with steel engraving. Or rather, they know line engravings only as steel ..."

8. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1898)
"line engraving. 4°. EM.1734 From the Universal Magazine, vol. ... line engraving by J. De Mare. With fac-simile autograph, dated Fort Loudon, Sept. ..."

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