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Definition of Graver

Graver
Grave Grave, a. [Compar. Graver (gr[=a]v"[~e]r); superl. Gravest.] [F., fr. L. gravis heavy; cf. It. & Sp. grave heavy, grave. See Grief.] 1. Of great weight; heavy; ponderous. [Obs.] His shield grave and great. --Chapman. 2. Of importance; momentous; weighty; influential; sedate; serious; -- said of character, relations, etc.; as, grave deportment, character, influence, etc. Most potent, grave, and reverend seigniors. --Shak. A grave and prudent law, full of moral equity. --Milton. 3. Not light or gay; solemn; sober; plain; as, a grave color; a grave face. 4. (Mus.) (a) Not acute or sharp; low; deep; -- said of sound; as, a grave note or key. The thicker the cord or string, the more grave is the note or tone. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). (b) Slow and solemn in movement. Grave accent. (Pron.) See the Note under Accent, n., 2. Syn: Solemn; sober; serious; sage; staid; demure; thoughtful; sedate; weighty; momentous; important. Usage: Grave, Sober, Serious, Solemn. Sober supposes the absence of all exhilaration of spirits, and is opposed to gay or flighty; as, sober thought. Serious implies considerateness or reflection, and is opposed to jocose or sportive; as, serious and important concerns. Grave denotes a state of mind, appearance, etc., which results from the pressure of weighty interests, and is opposed to hilarity of feeling or vivacity of manner; as, a qrave remark; qrave attire. Solemn is applied to a case in which gravity is carried to its highest point; as, a solemn admonition; a solemn promise.
Graver
Graver Graver, n. 1. One who graves; an engraver or a sculptor; one whose occupation is te cut letters or figures in stone or other hard material. 2. An ergraving or cutting tool; a burin.

Meaning of Graver from wikipedia

- Graver may refer to: Burin (engraving) (French burin, "cold chisel"), a tool used in the art of engravery Graver (surname), an older English name, still...
- Robert McCallum Graver was also a prolific director of adult films, working as a cinematographer and director on 135 features. Graver was born July 20...
- Graver is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Andy Graver (1927–2014), English footballer Elizabeth Graver (born 1964), American writer...
- Jillian Kesner-Graver (August 9, 1949 – December 5, 2007) was an American actress and historian who worked with her husband, Gary Graver, to preserve the...
- 500 for Graver, they also signed Johnny Garvie from Carlisle United with the intention of reviving their previous goalscoring partnership. Graver provided...
- introduced by Jack E. Graver. Their connection to the theory of Gröbner bases was discussed by Bernd Sturmfels. The algorithmic theory of Graver bases and its...
- Kjersti Graver (8 October 1945 – 14 February 2009) was a Norwegian jurist. She was born in Oslo as the oldest child of Gerd and Odd Graver. She was a granddaughter...
- Per Graver is a Norwegian handball player. He made his debut on the Norwegian national team in 1964, and pla**** 50 matches for the national team between...
- grave is a location where a dead body (typically that of a human, although sometimes that of an animal) is buried or interred after a funeral. Graves...
- earthquake convinced Graver and good friend Charlie Rubin to return to New York, where the two wrote for The Jon Stewart Show. In 1995, Graver leapt into the...