etch


etch
v.

1) to etch sharply

2) (D; tr.) to etch into (sharply etched into my memory)

* * *
[etʃ]
to etch sharply
(D;tr.) to etch into (sharply etched into my memory)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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