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

  • n. Sculptural relief that projects very little from the background. Also called bas-relief, basso-relievo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Bas-relief.

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

  • n. a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut


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