Embossment Em*boss"ment, n. 1. The act of forming bosses or raised figures, or the state of being so formed. [1913 Webster]

2. A bosslike prominence; figure in relief; raised work; jut; protuberance; esp., a combination of raised surfaces having a decorative effect. ``The embossment of the figure.'' --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • embossment — noun see emboss II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embossment — em·boss·ment (ĕm bôsʹmənt, bŏsʹ ) n. 1. The act or process of embossing or the condition of being embossed. 2. Embossed ornamentation. 3. The distance between the nondeformed part of a document surface and a specified point on a printed character …   Universalium

  • embossment — noun a) The result of embossing; something that has been embossed. b) The process or act of embossing …   Wiktionary

  • Embossment — Тиснение, выдавливание; гофрирование; гофрировка …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • embossment — Synonyms and related words: anaglyph, bas relief, bellying, boldness, boss, bulging, bump, cameo, cameo glass, cavo rilievo, colophon, concavity, convexity, cut glass, dactylogram, dactylograph, dent, dint, eminence, excrescence, excrescency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • embossment — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. relief, bas relief, molding, tracery; see decoration 1 , relief 5 …   English dictionary for students

  • embossment — em boss·ment || mÉ™nt n. act of embossing; decoration or design which is raised above a surface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embossment — n. 1. Embossing. See the verb. 2. Protuberance, jut, prominence, raised work, figure in relief …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • embossment — em·boss·ment …   English syllables

  • embossment — noun 1. an impression produced by pressure or printing • Syn: ↑imprint • Derivationally related forms: ↑imprint (for: ↑imprint) • Hypernyms: ↑stamp, ↑impre …   Useful english dictionary

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