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 (ĕm-bôs′mənt, -bŏs′-)
1. The act or process of embossing or the condition of being embossed.
2. Embossed ornamentation.
3. The distance between the nondeformed part of a document surface and a specified point on a printed character in optical character recognition.
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Noun1.embossment - an impression produced by pressure or printing
stamp, impression - a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving; "he put his stamp on the envelope"
2.embossment - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding backgroundembossment - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
alto relievo, alto rilievo, high relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, low relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
half-relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
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