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Webster 1913 Edition


Graver

Graver

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Noun.
1.
One who graves; an engraver or a sculptor; one whose occupation is te cut letters or figures in stone or other hard material.
2.
An ergraving or cutting tool; a burin.

Webster 1828 Edition


Graver

GRA'VER

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Noun.
[See Grave.] One who carves or engraves; one whose profession is to cut letters or figures in stone, &c.; a sculptor.
1.
An engraving tool; an instrument for graving on hard substances.

Definition 2022


graver

graver

See also: gräver

English

Noun

graver (plural gravers)

  1. a burin
  2. a carver or engraver
    • Tomlinson
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.

Translations

Adjective

graver

  1. comparative form of grave: more grave

Danish

Noun

graver c (singular definite graveren, plural indefinite gravere)

  1. gravedigger

Declension

References

Verb

graver

  1. imperative of gravere

French

Etymology

From Old French, from Frankish *graban, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną. Akin to English grave (pit for burial).

Pronunciation

Verb

graver

  1. to engrave
  2. to carve (wood)
  3. to burn (data, onto a CD)

Derived terms


Latin

Verb

graver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of gravō

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

graver m, f

  1. indefinite plural of grav

Verb

graver

  1. present tense of grave

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

graver f

  1. indefinite plural of grav