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What is "Emboss" - Definition & Explanation

A technique for adding a three-dimensional design to fabric.
To produce a raised design on fabric surfaces. The process, called embossing, uses heated rollers with the design engraved into their surfaces, and rolled across the fabric's surface.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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