In·cise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incised p. pr. & vb. n. Incising.]
1. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.
I on thy grave this epitaph incise. --T. Carew.
2. To cut, gash, or wound with a sharp instrument; to cut off.
1. Cut in; carved; engraved.
2. Bot. Having deep and sharp notches, as a leaf or a petal.
adj 1: sharply and deeply indented
2: cut into with a sharp instrument
3: cut or impressed into a surface; "an incised design";
"engraved invitations" [syn: engraved, etched, graven,