a technique of engraving, especially on copper, in which a sharp-pointed needle is used for producing furrows having a burr that is often retained in order to produce a print characterized by soft, velvety black lines.
a print made by this technique.
noun, Law. 1. . [sek] /sɛk/ noun, plural rents seck. 1. a right to rent in which the renter does not have the usual power of collection by seizure of the tenant’s goods.
- Dry rale
dry rale n. An auscultative sound produced by a constriction in a bronchial tube or by the presence of a viscid secretion narrowing the lumen of the tube.
- Dry riser
noun 1. a vertical pipe, not containing water, having connections on different floors of a building for a fireman’s hose to be attached. A fire tender can be connected at the lowest level to make water rise under pressure within the pipe DR
[drahy-roh-stid] /ˈdraɪˈroʊ stɪd/ adjective 1. roasted with no oil, or less oil than is usually used in roasting, so that the product is drier, crisper, and less caloric: dry-roasted peanuts. adjective roasted without fat or oil, esp. nuts