Pyrogravure

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pyrogravure Pyrography; also, a design or picture made by pyrography.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pyrogravure A method of engraving on wood by the use of a red-hot metallic point; also, a picture produced by this method.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pyrogravure pī-rō-grā-vūr′ a method of engraving on wood by a red-hot metallic point: a picture so produced.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pyro-, + F. gravure, engraving

Usage

In literature:

Leather decorated by pyrogravure and pointogravure.
"The Decoration of Leather" by Georges de Récy
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