Cite
 

Meaning of emboss

em•boss

Pronunciation: (em-bôs', -bos'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to raise or represent (surface designs) in relief.
  2. to decorate (a surface) with raised ornament.
  3. to raise a design on (a blank) with dies of similar pattern, one the negative of the other. Cf. coin (def. 12).
  4. to cause to bulge out; make protuberant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: