What does repousse mean?

Definitions for repousse
rə puˈseɪre·pousse

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Wiktionary

  1. repoussé(Noun)

    A metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repousse(adj)

    formed in relief, as a pattern on metal

    Etymology: [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See Push.]

  2. Repousse(adj)

    ornamented with patterns in relief made by pressing or hammering on the reverse side; -- said of thin metal, or of a vessel made of thin metal

    Etymology: [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See Push.]

  3. Repousse(noun)

    repousse work

    Etymology: [F., p. p. of repousser to thrust back; pref re- + pousser to push. See Push.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Repoussé

    rē-pōō′sā, adj. raised in relief by means of the hammer.—Repoussé work, vessels ornamented by hammering on the reverse side.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Repoussé

    a name applied to a style of raised ornamentation in metal obtained by beating out from behind a convex design, which is then chased in front; was known to the Greeks, and carried to a high pitch of perfection by Benvenuto Cellini in the 16th century; has been successfully revived, especially in France, in this century.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repousse in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repousse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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