English version

intaglio

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Visual
intaglioin‧ta‧gli‧o /ɪnˈtɑːliəʊ $ -lioʊ/ noun (plural intaglios) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 AVthe art of cutting patterns into a hard substance, or the pattern that you get by doing thisengraving
Examples from the Corpus
intaglioA bedspread of the most exquisite, intaglio velvet was clutched round her shoulders.These dies were usually made of bronze or steel, and bore the design in intaglio.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.