mezzo-relievo

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mez·zo-re·lie·vo

 (mĕt′sō-rĭ-lē′vō, -rēl-yā′vō, mĕd′zō-, mĕz′ō-)
n. pl. mez·zo-re·lie·vos

[Italian mezzorilievo : mezzo, half (from Latin medius; see medium) + rilievo, relief; see relievo.]

mezzo-relievo

(ˌmɛtsəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ) or

mezzo-rilievo

n
(Art Terms) carving in which the depth of the relief is halfway between that of high relief and low relief
[from Italian: half relief]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mezzo-relievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high reliefmezzo-relievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief, embossment, relief - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background