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 (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.
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The embosser forms an unalterable, raised impression on stationery, book pages, and official documents.