Grav"ing (?), n. [From Grave to clean.]

The act of cleaning a ship's bottom.

Graving dock. (Naut.) See under Dock.

 

© Webster 1913.


Grav"ing, n. [From Grave to dig.]

l.

The act or art of carving figures in hard substances, esp. by incision or in intaglio.

2.

That which is graved or carved.

[R.]

Skillful to . . . grave any manner of graving. 2 Chron. ii. 14.

3.

Impression, as upon the mind or heart.

New gravings upon their souls. Eikon Basilike

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.