What is the meaning of the furniture term Embrasure?

The term embrasure in furniture refers to a specific architectural feature found in certain types of furnishings, like cabinets or bookcases. It typically refers to a recessed or curved area in the structure where doors or panels are located. The purpose of the embrasure is to create a decorative or functional element that allows for easy access or display of items within the furniture. It can also add visual interest and depth to the overall design. The reveal or splay of a window, where deep enough for a furniture, such as a stool.
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