Incise



[in-sahyz] /ɪnˈsaɪz/

verb (used with object), incised, incising.
1.
to cut into; cut marks, figures, etc., upon.
2.
to make (marks, figures, etc.) by cutting; engrave; carve.
/ɪnˈsaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to produce (lines, a design, etc) by cutting into the surface of (something) with a sharp tool
v.

1540s, from French inciser (15c.), from Old French enciser (12c.), from Latin incisus, past participle of incidere “to cut into, cut through” (see incision). Related: Incised; incising.

incise in·cise (ĭn-sīz’)
v. in·cised, in·cis·ing, in·cis·es
To cut into with a sharp instrument.

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