Definition of 'etch'
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His face is etched with happiness and pain as he leans back in his chair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But one image etched itself into my imagination. Christianity Today (2000)What happened is well etched in my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet only agony was etched on his face afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These days are etched in my memory. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The vignette remains etched into my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The once seemingly ageless actor now has lines of stress and worry deeply etched into his face. The Sun (2014)The smell is still etched in my memory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The last one is etched on his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The premiere of the play is no less etched in her memory. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That smile is etched on my mind to this day. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Are lines etched into his features? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The raw grief is etched into their pale, distraught faces. The Sun (2009)The design is etched onto copper rollers, one being used for each colour. Technology Basic Facts (1990)It's an image etched in my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Now in December the twigs are etched in melancholy lines against the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The details of that round of 78 remain etched in the memory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HER eyes are filled with sorrow and her faced deeply etched in grief. The Sun (2014)It was in the back of one of these stores that the couple found a pair of French doors with beautifully etched glass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The images, etched on copper, are inspired by dialogue with each individual. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Some investors still have stereotypical images of Africa etched in their minds, while others see untapped business opportunities and are moving in fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The memory of being stopped and searched when I was 17 is still etched in my mind. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'etch'
Used Occasionally. etch is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'etch'
British English: etch VERB
If a line or pattern is etched into a surface, it is cut into the surface by means of acid or a sharp tool.
Crosses were etched into the walls.
Definition of etch from the Collins English Dictionary
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