Etched vs Inscribed - What's the difference?

etched | inscribed |


As verbs the difference between etched and inscribed

is that etched is (etch) while inscribed is (inscribe).

As an adjective etched

is cut or dug into the surface as by etching.

etched

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Cut or dug into the surface as by etching.
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  • Verb

    (head)
  • (etch)
  • inscribed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (inscribe)

  • inscribe

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To write or cut words onto something, especially a hard surface; to engrave.
  • (geometry) To draw a circle, sphere, etc. inside a polygon, polyhedron, etc. and tangent to all its sides.
  • Synonyms

    * (l), (l)