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2 definitions found
 for bas relief
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bas relief
      n 1: a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly
           from the background; no figures are undercut [syn: bas
           relief, low relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo]
           [ant: alto relievo, alto rilievo, high relief]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "bas relief":
     anaglyph, bellying, boldness, boss, bulging, cameo, cameo glass,
     cavo-rilievo, cut glass, embossment, eminence, excrescence,
     excrescency, extrusion, gibbosity, gibbousness, glyph, glyptograph,
     high relief, intaglio, intaglio rilevato, intaglio rilievo,
     low relief, mask, medal, medallion, plaquette, projection,
     prominence, protrusion, protuberance, protuberancy, relief,
     relievo, salience, salient, sculptured glass, tuberosity,
     tuberousness
  
  

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