relievo

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re·lie·vo

 (rĭ-lē′vō)
n. pl. re·lie·vos
See relief.

[Italian rilievo; see bas-relief.]
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relievo

(rɪlˈjeɪvəʊ; rɪˈliːvəʊ)
n, pl -vos
(Art Terms) another name for relief9
[from Italian, literally: raised work]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relievo - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding backgroundrelievo - sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
alto relievo, alto rilievo, high relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth
bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo, low relief - a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut
half-relief, mezzo-relievo, mezzo-rilievo - a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief
sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
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