Any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood.
A protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus.
A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.
A swage or die used for shaping metals.
To ornament with bosses; to stud.
a decorative knob or stud applied to furniture
From the Gothic era, an ornament placed at the intersection of ribs in a ceiling whether vaulted or flat.
Projection at intersecting point of vault-ribs, usually carved.
Projecting ornament concealing intersection of vaulting ribs, etc. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 410) Note: bosse (French) = lump or knot
A raised part on a flat surface - a knob or a stud.
A ring of prominent and decorative stamens.
Or "ceiling boss". A knob projecting from the ceiling of a church where the supporting arches of the roof meet. Often richly decorated or painted.
a knob or projection covering the intersection of ribs, usually decorated or carved, very often foliated.
A protuberance between the eyes of some spadefoot toads (Pelobatidae/Scaphiopodidae) and true toads (Bufonidae).
Protuberance on a plastic part designed to add strength, facilitate alignment, provide fastening, etc.
Decorative knobble at the intersection of three or more ribs on a vault. Often sculpted. Often very large indeed.
An ornament projecting from the intersection of a vault ‘s ribs.
A raised portion of a work piece. A protrusion. Something sticking up and out of the main body.
Central stone of arch or vault; key stone.
a circular rounded projection or protuberance
raise in a relief; "embossed stationary"
a functional block of stone or wood carved with fanciful floral or animal motifs that covers the intersection of ribs in a vault or ceiling," Kempen said
a projecting stone at the intersection of ribs, frequently elaborately carved
a projection in the shape of a segment of a sphere, or somewhat so whether for use or ornament, often carved or cast
carved stone or wood knob at the intersection of a groined roof
A raised portion of the workpiece, usually a circular, hollow feature for pin location and insertion.
low distal or proximal protrusion from centre of disc (alternative term knob, see appendix).
an enrichment often used at the intersections and ends of Gothic mouldings.
A carved stone positioned at the apex of a ribbed vault.
A raised protuberance on the skull in phocoenids.
the part of a gate hinge that holds the pin a locally raised portion of metal
Round or oval ornament, often painted black, patterned on Gothic decoration. Common in 17th-Century English and American work, particularly on chests.
a projecting square or round ornament, covering the inter-sections of the ribs in a vault, panelled ceiling or roof, etc.
A round or oval ornament applied to a surface.
Ornamental masonry strips used to conceal the breaks in vault work.
An oval or round ornament applied to a surface.
A normally circular ornament used to cover joints, such as at the top of table or chair legs.
an expanded portion (rounded protuberance) on the mesial surface of coxa of fourth pereiopod of male crayfishes.
A projecting mass of stone usually carved.
Raised center section of a gong;
An ornament, generally carved and most often circular, which applied over joints or used decoratively at the top of legs etc.
A functional extrusion or tab on a plastic part normally used to locate or fasten two adjoining parts or to add strength (see also ribs)
A raised decoration in metalwork, furniture, or architecture. A boss can be carved from a protrusion, or attached to a surface.
A protrusion on a plastic part that adds strength, assists with alignment in assembly and allows for fastenings.
An ornamental projection in ribbed vaults used to hide the joins
In masonry construction, a projecting ornament, often located at the intersection of two components; also, the person in charge.
A stone ornament connecting the ribs of a ceiling, usually carved to tell a story. The largest boss in our Cathedral weighs several tons.
raised knob on flat surface.
See adapter. A raised portion of a casting, die, or part such as bosses for tie slots on die shoes.
An oval or rounded surface ornament.
1. Stone which is put into place to be carved at a later date. 2. Projecting formation of rock. 3. Projecting pipe connector that is welded onto a large diameter length of pipe to be connected to a smaller pipe, etc.
Round or oval ornament after Gothic sources common in the 17th Century English and American work, particularly on chests. Usually half turning painted black.
A cylindrical protrusion within a part, often designed to accept fasteners.
In architecture, a boss is a knob or protrusion of stone or wood, usually used in the ceilings of buildings, particularly at the intersection of a vault.