repousse's

repoussé

[ruh-poo-sey]
adjective
1.
(of a design) raised in relief by hammering on the reverse side.
2.
ornamented or made in this kind of raised work.
noun
3.
the art or process of producing repoussé designs.

Origin:
1850–55; < French, past participle of repousser to push back; see re-, push

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repoussé (rəˈpuːseɪ)
 
adj
1.  raised in relief, as a design on a thin piece of metal hammered through from the underside
2.  decorated with such designs
 
n
3.  a design or surface made in this way
4.  the technique of hammering designs in this way
 
[C19: from French, from repousser to push back, from re- + pousser to push]

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