Line-engraving

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Line-engraving the process of engraving in lines, steel or copperplate engraving
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. líne—L. linealinum, flax.

Usage

In literature:

Engraved lines complete the drawing.
"Chinese Painters" by Raphael Petrucci
Drawings that are shaded by plain lines may be engraved by three methods.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
The leafless trees were penciled against the blue sky like the lines of a fine engraving.
"The Girls at Mount Morris" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
In all design-work which has to be subjected to processes of engraving and printing, clearness and definiteness of line is very necessary.
"Line and Form (1900)" by Walter Crane
This modern line engraving is alloyed gold.
"Ariadne Florentina" by John Ruskin
Some of these inscriptions have as many as a hundred lines very finely engraved.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
With Portrait engraved in line by W. Greatbach.
"Notes and Queries, Number 82, May 24, 1851" by Various
His forehead was lofty, spacious, and already prematurely engraved with the anxious lines of thought.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) - America - II, Index" by Various
It could, in fact, have black lines so fine and so closely spaced as to take on the character of line engraving.
"Why Bewick Succeeded" by Jacob Kainen
The engravings are executed with great lightness, though with a certain monotony of line.
"William Blake" by Irene Langridge
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In news:

Arleens newest line sand stone engraving at Farmer Dave's Gift and Garden shop in North Lima -- 30.
If you do not own a Signature Engraver enjoy a free demonstration of what personalization with the Signature Engraving System can do for your business and your bottom line.
Eduard is justly proud of its new Avia B-534 III. série kit, which features raised and engraved panel lines, finely molded wing and cabane struts that fit, separate, posable rudder and elevators, and a detailed cockpit.
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In science:

Periodic deviations in the engraved facets from flaws in the ruling engine produce periodic spectral features near bright spectral lines (Rowland ghosts).
Classical Spectroscopy
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