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1. embossment  (noun) 
sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

  Also known as: relief, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief


  More Specific:
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 / low relief / basso relievo / basso rilievo - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background
mezzo-relievo / mezzo-rilievo / half-relief - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief


  More Generic:
    sculpture


2. embossment  (noun) 
an impression produced by pressure or printing

  Also known as: imprint


  More Generic:
    stamp     impression


 

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