from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Sculptural relief in which the modeled forms project from the background by at least half their depth.

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

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

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


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