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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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I wish also, in the very middle, a fair mount, with three ascents, and alleys, enough for four to walk abreast; which I would have to be perfect circles, without any bulwarks or embossments; and the whole mount to be thirty foot high; and some fine banqueting-house, with some chimneys neatly cast, and without too much glass.
An absorbent article, comprising; a permeable front-side sheet; a back-side sheet; an absorber disposed between the permeable front-side sheet and the back-side sheet; and an embossment formed in a front surface of the permeable front-side sheet, wherein the embossment includes bent parts at which an embossment direction abmptly changes; each of the bent parts protrudes inward or outward in a width direction of the absorbent article; an outer edge, which faces in a direction of the protrusion, of each of the bent parts is an angled part; and an inner edge, which faces in a direction opposite the direction of the protrusion, of each of the bent parts is a curved part.
The minister said: 'I called the Director for Crops of the Ministry of Agriculture because I didn't understand why there should be stickers and not embossment on the sack itself, and he explained that the fertilisers they used last year, there were some left over.
'While we condole with the family of Pa Fasoranti, the Afenifere, and indeed, the entire Southwest, PANDEF shall continue to urge and mobilise a sustained mass resistance against these enemies of Nigeria, who manifest their evil handiwork in several forms, including, Fulani herdsmen, RUGA Settlement policy, radio frequency for herdsmen, the undignifying, shameful and embarrassing embossment of photographs of herdsmen and cows on our precious International Passport, banditry, kidnappings and killings.
Contrasting blue and orange stitching accentuates the seats and steering wheel, with a new seat embossment inspired by the original Le Mans-winning car.
"Due to the whole European mandate for the braille embossment on all pharmaceutical cartons, that was the entire reason we developed that piece of machinery.
"Regarding decoration (laser, embossment, hot stamping, silkscreen), their cost is virtually nothing," he adds.
For goodness sake, put up a decent name plate stating it to be Millennium Place or put up an embossment of vehicles through the ages to illustrate that it is Coventry Transport Museum.
Alongside the Bistoon - Kermanshah Road, is an embossment of a heroic figure leaning against a piece of lion skin.
The symmetrical texture of the decoration, with subtle embossment, provides the perfect frame for elegant food presentation and with the extra assurance of the Dudson lifetime edge chip warranty on flat items, 'Twist' is the ideal choice for a banqueting environment.
THE AI WEIWEI BICYCLE BY THE NUMBERS: 7 Months it took to produce and develop the bike 3 Designers involved, with Ai overseeing the project 10 Saddle prototypes considered, each with differences in texture, color, and embossment of Ai's profile 3 Accent colors considered in production 3 Handgrip textures considered 12 Weight in kilograms 1,720 Length in millimeters 430 Chainstay length in millimeters 72 Angle in degrees of head 74 Angle in degrees of seat 700 Diameter of each tire in millimeters 35 Width of tire in millimeters 44 Teeth in the chain wheel 2 Signed wrenches included with each bicycle 60 Total editions created 27,500 Cost of each bike in U S.
1940), HA, 2013, Signed Bochner and dated ' 13, Monoprint with collage, engraving and embossment on hand-dyed Twinrocker handmade paper, 8x9 3/4 inches.