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  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
\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