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repoussage

[ruh-poo-sahzh] /rə puˈsɑʒ/
noun
1.
the art or process of working in repoussé.
2.
the flattening of the hollow areas of an etching or engraving plate by hammering it gently on the reverse side.
Origin
< French, equivalent to repouss(er) (see repoussé) + -age -age
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