etching ground


etching ground
ground1 (def. 11).
[1780-90]

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  • ground — ground1 groundable, adj. groundably, adv. groundedly, adv. groundedness, n. groundward, groundwards, adv., adj. /grownd/, n. 1. the solid surface of the earth; firm or dry land: to fall to the ground. 2. earth or soil: stony ground. 3. land hav …   Universalium

  • Etching — Etch ing, n. 1. The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in metal, glass, or the like. See {Etch}, v. t. [1913 Webster] 2. A design carried out by means of the above process; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ground — (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of the earth; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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