Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of relief.

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Examples

  • Rauschenberg's decision to add sound to his Combines -- as he called his reliefs and sculptures assembled from found materials including signs, fabric, clippings from magazines and newspapers -- demanded more sophisticated technology.

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  • But because they worked in short reliefs and put every ounce of energy into their task, they made surprising and unusual progress.

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  • The bull-crested standard borne by the middle figure is purely Egyptian, and we have numberless examples of the type in Egyptian paintings and bas-reliefs from the Eighteenth Dynasty

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • Decongestants are also beneficial if you have allergy symptoms or common colds and are really effective in giving short-term reliefs for the cold symptom as well.

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  • These are typically relative short term reliefs I guess and I'm trying to gage what the impact is you said would roll in to 2010 would be from what you've done currently?

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  • Whatever short-term reliefs that can be realised in this latest plan could be undercut by the general negative impact on the agriculture sector.

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  • The gem of the reliefs is a group of oxen, grazing in the meadow, of such exquisite beauty as to cast into shade the best engravings of

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • Commssioned in 1939 to celebrate the coup d'etat seven years earlier it was designed by Mew Aphhaiwong while the reliefs were the work of an Italian Corrado Feroci who had been invited to Thailand by King Rama IV a decade-and-a-half earlier to infuse the city with a European art tradition and who had stayed in the country, becoming a citizen and taking the name Silpa

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  • They used it for almost every purpose to which mimetic art is applicable; to express their religious feelings and ideas, to glorify their kings, to hand down to posterity the nation's history and its deeds of prowess, to depict home scenes and domestic occupations, to represent landscape and architecture, to imitate animal and vegetable forms, even to illustrate the mechanical methods which they employed in the construction of those vast architectural works of which the reliefs were the principal ornamentation.

    The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.

  • When the "reliefs" went up scores of men could not walk back from the trenches, but had to crawl, or be carried pick-a-back by their comrades, to the field dressing stations.

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