WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
em•boss /ɛmˈbɔs, -ˈbɑs/USA pronunciation v. [+ object]

    to decorate (a surface) with raised designs or decorations:He embossed the sword with the design of a bull.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

emboss /ɪmˈbɒs/ vb
  1. 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
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French embocer, from em- + boce boss²

emˈbosser n emˈbossment n



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