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Engraving vs. Impression

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Engravingnoun

The practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it.

Impressionnoun

The indentation or depression made by the pressure of one object on or into another.

‘His head made an impression on the pillow.’;

Engravingnoun

(printing) The art of producing an image from an engraved printing form, typically made of copper.

Impressionnoun

The overall effect of something, e.g., on a person.

‘What is your impression of Beatles' music?’;

Engravingnoun

(countable) A print produced from an engraving.

Impressionnoun

A vague recalling of an event, a belief.

‘I have the impression that he's already left for Paris.’;

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Engravingnoun

(music) The art of drawing music notation at high quality, particularly on a computer.

Impressionnoun

An impersonation, an imitation of the mannerisms of another individual.

Engravingnoun

The act or art of producing upon hard material incised or raised patterns, characters, lines, and the like; especially, the art of producing such lines, etc., in the surface of metal plates or blocks of wood. Engraving is used for the decoration of the surface itself; also, for producing an original, from which a pattern or design may be printed on paper.

Impressionnoun

An outward appearance.

Engravingnoun

That which is engraved; an engraved plate.

Impressionnoun

(advertising) An online advertising performance metric representing an instance where an ad. is shown once.

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Engravingnoun

An impression from an engraved plate, block of wood, or other material; a print.

Impressionnoun

(painting) The first coat of colour, such as the priming in house-painting etc.

Engravingnoun

a print made from an engraving

Impressionnoun

(engraving) A print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, etc.

Engravingnoun

a block or plate that has been engraved

Impressionnoun

(philosophy) The vivid perception of something as it is experienced, in contrast to ideas or thoughts drawn from memory or the imagination.

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Engravingnoun

making engraved or etched plates and printing designs from them

Impressionnoun

The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence.

Engraving

Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface by cutting grooves into it with a burin. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or may provide an intaglio printing plate, of copper or another metal, for printing images on paper as prints or illustrations; these images are also called .

‘engravings’;

Impressionnoun

That which is impressed; stamp; mark; indentation; sensible result of an influence exerted from without.

‘The stamp and clear impression of good sense.’; ‘To shelter us from impressions of weather, we must spin, we must weave, we must build.’;

Impressionnoun

That which impresses, or exercises an effect, action, or agency; appearance; phenomenon.

‘Portentous blaze of comets and impressions in the air.’; ‘A fiery impression falling from out of Heaven.’;

Impressionnoun

Influence or effect on the senses or the intellect hence, interest, concern.

‘His words impression left.’; ‘Such terrible impression made the dream.’; ‘I have a father's dear impression,And wish, before I fall into my grave,That I might see her married.’;

Impressionnoun

An indistinct notion, remembrance, or belief.

Impressionnoun

Impressiveness; emphasis of delivery.

‘Which must be read with an impression.’;

Impressionnoun

The pressure of the type on the paper, or the result of such pressure, as regards its appearance; as, a heavy impression; a clear, or a poor, impression; also, a single copy as the result of printing, or the whole edition printed at a given time; as, a copy from the fifth impression.

‘Ten impressions which his books have had.’;

Impressionnoun

In painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in house painting and the like.

Impressionnoun

A print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, or the like.

Impressionnoun

a vague idea in which some confidence is placed;

‘his impression of her was favorable’; ‘what are your feelings about the crisis?’; ‘it strengthened my belief in his sincerity’; ‘I had a feeling that she was lying’;

Impressionnoun

an outward appearance;

‘he made a good impression’; ‘I wanted to create an impression of success’; ‘she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting’;

Impressionnoun

a clear and telling mental image;

‘he described his mental picture of his assailant’; ‘he had no clear picture of himself or his world’; ‘the events left a permanent impression in his mind’;

Impressionnoun

a concavity in a surface produced by pressing;

‘he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud’;

Impressionnoun

a symbol that is the result of printing;

‘he put his stamp on the envelope’;

Impressionnoun

all the copies of a work printed at one time;

‘they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies’;

Impressionnoun

(dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster;

‘the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay’;

Impressionnoun

an impressionistic portrayal of a person;

‘he did a funny impression of a politician’;

Impressionnoun

the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another;

‘he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax’;

Impressionnoun

an idea, feeling, or opinion about something or someone, especially one formed without conscious thought or on the basis of little evidence

‘his first impressions of Manchester were very positive’; ‘I got the impression that he was sorely disappointed’;

Impressionnoun

an effect produced on someone

‘her courtesy had made a good impression’;

Impressionnoun

a difference made by the action or presence of someone or something

‘the floor was too dirty for the mop to make much impression’;

Impressionnoun

an imitation of a person or thing, done to entertain

‘he did an impression of Shirley Bassey’;

Impressionnoun

a graphic or pictorial representation of someone or something

‘police issued an artist's impression of the attacker’;

Impressionnoun

a mark impressed on a surface

‘the impression of his body on the leaves’;

Impressionnoun

a negative copy of the teeth or mouth made by pressing them into a soft substance.

Impressionnoun

the printing of a number of copies of a book, periodical, or picture for issue at one time.

Impressionnoun

a particular printed version of a book, especially one reprinted from existing type, plates, or film with no or only minor alteration

‘a copy of the first impression’;

Impressionnoun

a print taken from an engraving.

Impressionnoun

an instance of a pop-up or other online advertisement being seen on an Internet user's monitor.

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