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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Half relief; sculpture in relief, whose figures project from the background by one half their full roundness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Half relief; sculpture in relief of which the figures project from the background by one half their full roundness.
  • n. A work of sculpture of the above character. See alto-rilievo.

Etymologies

demi- + Italian rilievo. (Wiktionary)

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