diaglyph

Glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem.

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  • Diaglyph — Di a*glyph, n. [Gr. ? to engrave; dia through + ? to carve.] An intaglio. Mollett …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diaglyph — di·a·glyph …   English syllables

  • diaglyph —   n. intaglio.    ♦ diaglyphic,    ♦ diaglyptic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • diaglyph — noun glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo) • Syn: ↑intaglio • Hypernyms: ↑glyptic art, ↑glyptography …   Useful english dictionary

  • glyptic art — noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones) • Syn: ↑glyptography • Hypernyms: ↑carving • Hyponyms: ↑anaglyph, ↑glyph, ↑glyptics, ↑lithoglyptics, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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