Example sentences for: incised

How can you use “incised” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The ancient bronzes are covered with metamorphosing animal shapes--an elephant whose trunk has turned into a dragon, and whose legs are incised with tigers ("stucco'd with quadrupeds and birds all over," as Whitman wrote of himself).

  • This is an untamed landscape, rugged and stunningly beautiful, with narrow valleys incised between limestone peaks that wear a mantle of snow until the early summer months.

  • After adequate anesthesia with 50 mg/kg pentobarbital via intraperitoneal injection, the abdomen of each animal was prepared with 70% alcohol and incised in the midline.

  • You can have one carved just for you, with your name incised — perhaps in ancient Chinese block characters — in soapstone, plastic, jade, or ivory.

  • The King’s Megaron is decorated with a simple wooden throne, though the antechamber walls are incised with images of the double axe or labrys, so important to the mythology surrounding Knossós.


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