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1. One who carves or engraves.
2. See burin.
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(Tools) any of various engraving, chasing, or sculpting tools, such as a burin
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(ˈgreɪ vər)

1. any of various tools for chasing, engraving, etc., as a burin.
2. engraver; sculptor.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.graver - a tool used by an engravergraver - a tool used by an engraver    
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
scauper, scorper - a graver used to scoop out broad areas when engraving wood or metal
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