embossing

The means of producing a relief design, on metal or leather for example, by hammering on the reverse side of the material. Objects such as pots and tankards are embossed with a long-handled, dome-headed snarling-iron. On silverware, embossing is used for the basic, large-scale relief shapes in a design, and finer detail is added by REPOUSSE and fla …...

embossing

A process performed after printing to stamp a raised (or depressed) image into the surface of paper, using engraved metal embossing dies, extreme pressure, and heat. embossing styles include blind, deboss and foil-embossed.

Embossing

Stamping a design into the paper to produce a raised effect. See Blind Embossing.

Embossing

Embossing is the art of producing raised figures upon plane surfaces, such as on leather for bookbinding, etc; on paper for envelopes, etc; on wood or bronze, in architecture or sculpture.
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Embossing

A decorative technique in which a design is raised in relief, working with modelling tools on both hair (grain) side and flesh (inner) side.
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embossing

A process which produces decorations raised above the surface (typically of printable material).
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Embossing

The process of raising, by an uninked block, letters or designs on card or strong paper.
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embossing

Relief decoration on metals, which can be cast, chased, or repoussé, and executed by hand or machine. In the 16th century the term was also used...
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Embossing

Creation of a 3D design or image on paper or other material.
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Embossing

A finishing process that impresses a raised image on the surface of the paper by a die striking from beneath the paper into a counter die above the paper.
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Embossing

A process whereby a relief image is formed on the paper or board surface by placing it under pressure between male and female un-inked dyes. Usually done as a separate operation after printing, but is also done on plain paper, and the embossed image can be a printed or unprinted area, in the latter case it is known as ?blind embossing?. As the pape...
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Embossing

Applying a special effect to an image that gives it a 3-D, embossed-looking surface.
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Embossing

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Emboss
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embossing

art of producing raised patterns on the surface of metal, leather, textiles, paper, and other similar substances. Strictly speaking, the term is ... [7 related articles]
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Embossing

A stamping technique in which a pattern (for example a scroll pattern similar to an engraved effect) is pressed onto a plain area of metal to leave the pattern in relief, i.e. standing proud above the plain background rather than cut in as in the case of engraving.
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Embossing

[manufacturing] Sheet metal embossing is a process for producing raised or sunken designs or relief in sheet metal. This process can be made by means of matched male and female roller dies, or by passing sheet or a strip of metal between rolls of the desired pattern. It is often combined with Foil Stamping to create a shiny, 3D effect. ==Pr...
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Embossing

A technique to impress or stamp a design onto a piece of furniture; mostly used on wood pieces to resemble carving.
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Embossing

Applying a special effect to an image that gives it a 3-D, embossed-looking surface
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Embossing

Decoration worked from the back of the piece to bring up bosses and other relief shapes. Usually further definition of the embossed area is needed and this is done from the front with repoussé work.
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Embossing

a process in which a pattern is formed in relief by passing fabric through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with a pattern is compressed against a soft bowl.
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embossing

embossing, process of producing upon various materials designs or patterns in relief by mechanical means. The material is pressed between a pair of dies especially adapted to its hardness and the depth of the design needed. A felt counter or female die is employed for embossing fabrics, while metal,...
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embossing

The means of producing a relief design, on metal or leather for example, by hammering on the reverse side of the material. Objects such as pots and tankards are embossed with a long-handled, dome-headed snarling-iron. On silverware, embossing is used for the basic, large-scale relief shapes in a design, and finer detail is added by repousse and cha...
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Embossing

Any process such as carving, casting, stamping, chasing, or molding that makes patterns or Figurative compositions stand out in relief. Sometimes also used as a synonym for repoussé.
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Embossing

a form of decoration achieved by pushing silver from beneath creating a raised pattern of domes and curves.
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Embossing

A calendering process in which fabrics are engraved with the use of heated rollers under pressure to produce a raised design on the fabric surface.
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