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Incise

To cut a shallow mark into a material.

incise

1. To decorate by cutting or indenting a surface, as ceramic ware.
2. To perforate the surface of timbers, poles, posts, etc., to increase penetration of wood preservatives.
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2098), suggesting that incising and soap washing had little influence on the strength of the laminated beams.
The incising patterns varied widely among treating plants; thus, no attempt is made to describe them here.
The incising would have to be at least 13,000 years old because that is when the animals became extinct and more recent people would not have seen an elephant to etch," Purdy wrote in her report about the find.
For example, incising is demonstrated with Styrofoam and a dull pencil.
Through the years, the surgeon paid greater attention to avoid incising the urethral plate too distally to decrease the risk of meatal stenosis.
Greater preservative uptake and the larger surface area exposed by incising have the potential to increase preservative leaching.
A comparison of needle incising and conventional North American incising processes for improving preservative treatment.
There was no apparent benefit to incising the veneers when treating with CA.
kiln, a softball sized chunk of clay cloth, rolling pin or dowel, lattice strips, cloth, clay knife and incising tools, bathroom tissue cardboard tube, acrylic paints small wood pieces for bases, glue, paper towels