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relief


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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

relief

Details

Use to describe a surface that has been carved, molded, or stamped so that an image or design projects from or is sunk into a continuous surface.

Variations

Relief (Sculpture)

Narrower Terms

bas-relief

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