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em·boss

 (ĕm-bôs′, -bŏs′)
tr.v. em·bossed, em·boss·ing, em·boss·es
1. To mold or carve in relief: emboss a design on a coin.
2. To decorate with or as if with a raised design: emboss leather.
3. To adorn; decorate.
4. To cover with many protuberances; stud: "The whole buoy was embossed with barnacles" (Herman Melville).

[Middle English embosen, from Old French embocer : en-, in; see en-1 + boce, knob.]

em·boss′er n.

emboss

(ɪmˈbɒs)
vb
1. (Art Terms) to mould or carve (a decoration or design) on (a surface) so that it is raised above the surface in low relief
2. to cause to bulge; make protrude
[C14: from Old French embocer, from em- + boce boss2]
emˈbosser n
emˈbossment n

em•boss

(ɛmˈbɔs, -ˈbɒs)

v.t.
1. to raise (designs) from a surface; represent in relief.
2. to decorate (a surface) with raised ornament.
3. to raise a design on (a blank) with dies of similar pattern, one the negative of the other.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French embocer=em- em-1 + -bocer, derivative of boce boss2]
em•boss′a•ble, adj.
em•boss′er, n.
em•boss′ment, n.

emboss


Past participle: embossed
Gerund: embossing

Imperative
emboss
emboss
Present
I emboss
you emboss
he/she/it embosses
we emboss
you emboss
they emboss
Preterite
I embossed
you embossed
he/she/it embossed
we embossed
you embossed
they embossed
Present Continuous
I am embossing
you are embossing
he/she/it is embossing
we are embossing
you are embossing
they are embossing
Present Perfect
I have embossed
you have embossed
he/she/it has embossed
we have embossed
you have embossed
they have embossed
Past Continuous
I was embossing
you were embossing
he/she/it was embossing
we were embossing
you were embossing
they were embossing
Past Perfect
I had embossed
you had embossed
he/she/it had embossed
we had embossed
you had embossed
they had embossed
Future
I will emboss
you will emboss
he/she/it will emboss
we will emboss
you will emboss
they will emboss
Future Perfect
I will have embossed
you will have embossed
he/she/it will have embossed
we will have embossed
you will have embossed
they will have embossed
Future Continuous
I will be embossing
you will be embossing
he/she/it will be embossing
we will be embossing
you will be embossing
they will be embossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embossing
you have been embossing
he/she/it has been embossing
we have been embossing
you have been embossing
they have been embossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embossing
you will have been embossing
he/she/it will have been embossing
we will have been embossing
you will have been embossing
they will have been embossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embossing
you had been embossing
he/she/it had been embossing
we had been embossing
you had been embossing
they had been embossing
Conditional
I would emboss
you would emboss
he/she/it would emboss
we would emboss
you would emboss
they would emboss
Past Conditional
I would have embossed
you would have embossed
he/she/it would have embossed
we would have embossed
you would have embossed
they would have embossed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.emboss - raise in a relief; "embossed stationery"
block - stamp or emboss a title or design on a book with a block; "block the book cover"
imprint, impress - mark or stamp with or as if with pressure; "To make a batik, you impress a design with wax"
Translations
浮き出し

emboss

[ɪmˈbɒs] VT [+ metal, leather] → repujar; [+ paper] → gofrar, estampar (en relieve)
embossed with the royal armscon el escudo real en relieve

emboss

vt metal, leatherprägen; silk, velvetgaufrieren; the cover is embossed with his namesein Name ist auf den Einband aufgeprägt

emboss

[ɪmˈbɒs] vt (metal) → lavorare a sbalzo; (leather, paper) → imprimere in rilievo, goffrare
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