Welcome! Today is Monday, January 22nd, 2018
Site Menu
- Home Page

? = wild character
* = wild group


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:

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

  Also known as: imprint

  More Generic:
    stamp     impression


Copyright & Terms of Use