from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sculptural relief in which the modeled forms project from the background by at least half their depth. Also called alto-relievo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of classical sculpture in which forms extend from the background by at least half of their depth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Alto-rilievo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth


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