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Coining vs. Embossing — What's the Difference?

Coining vs. Embossing — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Coining and Embossing

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Coining

An exterior angle of a wall or other piece of masonry.
Nov 01, 2020

Embossing

To mold or carve in relief
Emboss a design on a coin.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

Any of the stones used in forming such an angle, often being of large size and dressed or arranged so as to form a decorative contrast with the adjoining walls.
Nov 01, 2020

Embossing

To decorate with or as if with a raised design
Emboss leather.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

A piece of wood or other material used as trim on the corner of a building in imitation of such a stone.
Nov 01, 2020
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Embossing

To adorn; decorate.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

A keystone.
Nov 01, 2020

Embossing

To cover with many protuberances; stud
“The whole buoy was embossed with barnacles” (Herman Melville).
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

(Printing) A wedge-shaped block used to lock type in a chase.
Nov 01, 2020

Embossing

Present participle of emboss
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Coining

A wedge used to raise the level of a gun.
Nov 01, 2020

Embossing

A raised design or symbol that has been embossed.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

A small piece of metal, usually flat and circular, authorized by a government for use as money.
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Coining

Metal money considered as a whole.
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Coining

A flat circular piece or object felt to resemble metal money
A pizza topped with coins of pepperoni.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

A mode of expression considered standard
Two-word verbs are valid linguistic coin in the 20th century.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

Variant of quoin.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

To provide, secure, or raise with a quoin or quoins.
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Coining

To make (pieces of money) from metal; mint or strike
Coined silver dollars.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

To make pieces of money from (metal)
Coin gold.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

To devise (a new word or phrase).
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

Requiring one or more pieces of metal money for operation
A coin washing machine.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

Present participle of coin
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

(uncountable) A form of alternative medicine from Southeast Asia where a coin is rubbed vigorously on a patient's oiled skin.
Nov 01, 2020

Coining

A created word or phrase.
Nov 01, 2020

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