from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of emboss.
  • n. A raised design or symbol that has been embossed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or process of producing raised or projecting figures or designs in relief upon surfaces.
  • n. A raised figure or design; an embossment.


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  • "T" pattern, but almost never in any other patterns, the reason for this being the fact that the character of the cloth is very little changed by the embossing, which is used with greater effect on the solid colors.

    The Building of a Book A Series of Practical Articles Written by Experts in the Various Departments of Book Making and Distributing

  • I'm supposed to get some cover flats today, but the e-mail I received last night mentioned the word "embossing".

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  • If the court's order stands, the Treasury will have to redesign currency by either varying its size according to denomination or incorporating "tactile features" such as embossing or perforation.

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  • This die may be used for a variety of purposes, such as embossing leather, stamping paper, sheet metal, etc., or for producing ornamental surfaces upon such castings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 601, July 9, 1887

  • So far, that instead of the usual "embossing" of the logo on the engine block, they instead carved it in, saving about 2.4 grams of weight.


  • Additional features such as embossing, bar coding, thermal printing and magnetic stripes. visit www. for more information - Financial News

  • Additional features such as embossing, bar coding, thermal printing and magnetic stripes. - Financial News

  • New Italy Kit Unveiled lamagica: i do like the retro, simple styling of the shirt but could do without the subtle 'embossing'. i rem ...


  • A whole host of effects and filters to apply to images, such as embossing and edge detection.

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  • I recommend using a pigment ink pad instead of a regular ink pad because it takes a little longer to dry (important in a multi-step process such as embossing) and the colors look a little more vivid.



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