Etch in Scrabble Dictionary

What does etch mean? Is etch a Scrabble word?

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Is etch a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word etch is a Scrabble US word. The word etch is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

E1T1C3H4

Is etch a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word etch is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

E1T1C3H4

Is etch a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word etch is a Words With Friends word. The word etch is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

E1T1C4H3

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Valid words made from Etch

You can make 14 words from 'etch' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'etch'

ECHT 9ETCH 9
TECH 9 

3 letters words from 'etch'

CHE 8ECH 8
ETH 6HET 6
TEC 5THE 6

2 letters words from 'etch'

CH 7EH 5
ET 2HE 5
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of etch

etch tech ecth ceth tceh cteh ethc tehc ehtc hetc thec htec echt ceht ehct hect chet hcet tche cthe thce htce chte hcte

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word etch. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in etch.

Definitions and meaning of etch

etch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛtʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtʃ

Etymology 1

From Dutch etsen (to etch), from German ätzen (to etch), from Old High German azzon (to cause to bite or feed), from Proto-Germanic *atjaną, causative of *etaną (to eat) (whence also English eat).

Verb

etch (third-person singular simple present etches, present participle etching, simple past and past participle etched)

  1. To cut into a surface with an acid or other corrosive substance in order to make a pattern. Best known as a technique for creating printing plates, but also used for decoration on metal, and, in modern industry, to make circuit boards.
  2. To engrave a surface.
  3. (figuratively) To make a lasting impression.
    The memory of 9/11 is etched into my mind.
  4. To sketch; to delineate.
    • There are many such empty terms to be found in some learned writers, to which they had recourse to etch out their system.
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Etymology 2

Noun

etch

  1. Obsolete form of eddish.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Mortimer to this entry?) Black Oats are commonly sown upon an Etch Crop, or on a Lay which they plow up in January, when the Earth is moist, taking care to turn the Turf well, and to lay it even and flat.

Anagrams

  • Chet, Tech., chet, echt, hect-, tech

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to engrave with acid.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)