see: cast in stone
[ech] /ɛtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to cut, bite, or corrode with an acid or the like; engrave with an acid or the like, as to form a design in furrows that when charged with ink will give an impression on paper. 2. to produce (a design, image, etc.) by this method, as on […]
[ech-ee] /ˈɛtʃ i/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a subgenre of Japanese manga, anime, computer games, etc., characterized by light, playful sexual themes and imagery. noun 2. such themes, imagery, or works; soft porn.
noun 1. 1 (def 11).
[ech-ing] /ˈɛtʃ ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act or process of making designs or pictures on a metal plate, glass, etc., by the corrosive action of an acid instead of by a burin. 2. an impression, as on paper, taken from an plate. 3. the design so produced. 4. a metal plate bearing such a design. […]