What is etching?

A creation of etched objects or plates by use of a strong mordant or acid to cut unprotected parts in a metal surface so as to create a desired design in the relief(Intaglio) in the metal. In the present day art especially in manufacturing, other types of chemicals are used depending on the material types available for use.

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