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Main Entry: etch
Pronunciation: primarystressech
Function: verb
1 a : to produce (as a pattern or design) on a hard material by lines eaten into the material's surface (as by acid or laser beam) b : to produce a pattern or design on by such etching <etched glass> <an etched silicon chip>
2 : to outline or impress clearly <migrating ducks etched against the sky>
- etch·er noun

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