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Meaning of EMBOSSMENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
  2. [n]  an impression produced by pressure or printing
 

EMBOSSMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: imprint, relief, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief
 
 See Also: alto relievo, alto rilievo, bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, half-relief, high relief, impression, low relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo, sculpture, stamp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em*boss"ment\, n.
1. The act of forming bosses or raised figures, or the state
   of being so formed.

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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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, extrusion, fingerprint, footmark, footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, gibbosity, gibbousness, glyph, glyptograph, high relief, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, indent, indentation, indention, intaglio, intaglio rilevato, intaglio rilievo, low relief, lump, mask, medal, medallion, pad, paw print, pawmark, pimple, plaquette, print, projection, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, protuberancy, pug, pugmark, relief, relievo, salience, salient, sculptured glass, seal, sigil, signet, stamp, step, stud, thumbmark, thumbprint, tuberosity, tuberousness, vestige
 

 

 

 

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