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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·grave v. t. [imp. Engraved p. p. Engraved or Engraven p. pr. & vb. n. Engraving.]
 1. To cut in; to make by incision. [Obs.]
 Full many wounds in his corrupted flesh
 He did engrave.   --Spenser.
 2. To cut with a graving instrument in order to form an inscription or pictorial representation; to carve figures; to mark with incisions.
    Like . . . . a signet thou engrave the two stones with the names of the children of Israel.   --Ex. xxviii. 11.
 3. To form or represent by means of incisions upon wood, stone, metal, or the like; as, to engrave an inscription.
 4. To impress deeply; to infix, as if with a graver.
    Engrave principles in men's minds.   --Locke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·graved a.
 1. Made by engraving or ornamented with engraving.
 2. Zoöl. Having the surface covered with irregular, impressed lines.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design";
            "engraved invitations" [syn: etched, graven, incised,