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intaglio

See also: intagliò

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Italian from intagliare.

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intaglio (plural intagli or intaglios or intaglii)

  1. A design or piece of art which is engraved or etched into something.
    • 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow:
      On a wooden pub sign daringly taken, one daylight raid, by a drunken Bartley Gobbitch, across which still survives in intaglio the legend SNIPE AND SHAFT, Teddy Bloat is mincing bananas with a great isosceles knife.
  2. Any printing method in which the ink is laid upon the sunken parts of the printing form.

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intaglio m (plural intagli)

  1. carving, engraving, intaglio

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intaglio

  1. first-person singular present of intagliare

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