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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 graven
 (vbl.)grave的過去分詞(a.)彫刻的,不可磨滅的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grave, v. t. [imp. Graved p. p. Graven or Graved; p. pr. & vb. n. Graving.]
 1. To dig. [Obs.] Chaucer.
    He hath graven and digged up a pit.   --Ps. vii. 16 (Book of Common Prayer).
 2. To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance; to engrave.
    Thou shalt take two onyx stones, and grave on them the names of the children of Israel.   --Ex. xxviii. 9.
 3. To carve out or give shape to, by cutting with a chisel; to sculpture; as, to grave an image.
    With gold men may the hearte grave.   --Chaucer.
 4. To impress deeply (on the mind); to fix indelibly.
    O! may they graven in thy heart remain.   --Prior.
 5.  To entomb; to bury. [Obs.]
    Lie full low, graved in the hollow ground.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grav·en p. p. of Grave, v. t. Carved.
 Graven image, an idol; an object of worship carved from wood, stone, etc. “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image.” --Ex. xx. 4.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 graven
      See grave

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 grave
      adj 1: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to
             keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet
             sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn
             promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced
             sentence" [syn: sedate, sober, solemn]
      2: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a
         dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave
         illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a
         serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a
         life-threatening disease" [syn: dangerous, grievous, serious,
          severe, life-threatening]
      3: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious
         thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision
         in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters
         of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the
         peace conference" [syn: grievous, heavy, weighty]
      n 1: death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving
           me"; "from cradle to grave"
      2: a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the
         ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his
         mother's grave" [syn: tomb]
      3: a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
         [syn: grave accent]
      v 1: shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at
           it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image
           of her husband" [syn: sculpt, sculpture]
      2: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a
         pen"; "engraved the winner's name onto the trophy cup"
         [syn: engrave, inscribe]
      [also: graven]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 graven
      adj 1: cut into a desired shape; "graven images"; "sculptured
             representations" [syn: sculpted, sculptured]
      2: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design";
         "engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched, incised,
          inscribed]