bas-relief

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bas-re·lief

 (bä′rĭ-lēf′)
[French, from Italian bassorilievo : basso, low (from Medieval Latin bassus) + rilievo, relief (from rilevare, to raise, from Latin relevāre; see relieve).]

bas-relief

(ˌbɑːrɪˈliːf; ˌbæs-; ˈbɑːrɪˌliːf; ˈbæs-) or

bass-relief

n
(Art Terms) sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it. Also called (Italian): basso rilievo
[C17: from French, from Italian basso rilievo low relief; see base2, relief]

bas-re•lief

(ˌbɑ rɪˈlif, ˌbæs-; ˈbɑ rɪˌlif, ˈbæs-)

n.
relief sculpture in which the figures project slightly from the background. Also called low relief.
[1660–70; < French, on the model of Italian basso rilievo. See base2, relief2]
Translations

bas-relief

[ˈbæsrɪˌliːf] Nbajorrelieve m

bas-relief

[ˌbɑːrɪˈliːf]
n
(= technique of sculpture) → bas-relief m
(= sculpture) → bas-relief m
modif [design] → en bas-relief

bas-relief

nBasrelief nt