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  • deboss — (ˈ)dē+ transitive verb Etymology: de + boss (protruding ornament) : to depress (as a design on a book cover) below the surrounding surface especially for decoration or lettering opposed to emboss * * * /di baws , bos /, v.t. to indent (a figure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deboss — /di baws , bos /, v.t. to indent (a figure or design) into a surface: The design on the book s cover is debossed. [DE + BOSS2] * * * …   Universalium

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