Scratched the surface? [Crossword Clue Answer]

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Scratched the surface? [Crossword Clue]

If “Scratched the surface?” is the clue you have encountered, here are all the possible solutions, along with their definitions:

  • ETCHED (6 Letters/Characters)

Crossword Answer Definition

Here are all the available definitions for each answer:

ETCHED

adjective

adjective: etched

  1. made by or subjected to etching.

ETCH

verb

past tense: etched; past participle: etched

  1. engrave (metal, glass, or stone) by coating it with a protective layer, drawing on it with a needle, and then covering it with acid to attack the parts the needle has exposed, especially in order to produce prints from it.
    • use the etching process to produce (a print or design).
  2. (of an acid or other solvent) corrode or eat away the surface of (something).
    • selectively dissolve the surface of (a semiconductor or printed circuit) with a solvent, laser, or stream of electrons.
  3. cut or carve (a text or design) on a surface.
    • mark (a surface) with a carved text or design.
    • cause to stand out or be clearly defined or visible.
    • (of an experience, image, etc.) be permanently fixed in someone's memory.

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