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 for Bas-relief
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bas-relief \Bas`-re*lief"\, n. [F. bas-relief; bas low + relief
     raised work, relever to raise: cf. It. bassorilievo.]
     Low relief; sculpture, the figures of which project less than
     half of their true proportions; -- called also bass-relief
     and basso-rilievo. See Alto-rilievo.
     [1913 Webster]

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