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- n. sculpture in relief within a sinking made for the purpose, so no part of it projects beyond the surrounding surface
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hollow relief; sculpture in relief within a sinking made for the purpose, so no part of it projects beyond the plain surface around.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In sculpture, a kind of relief in which the highest surface is level with the plane of the original stone, which is left around the outlines of the design.
Italian, hollow relief. (Wiktionary)
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