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high relief

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sculpture
high reliefˌhigh reˈlief noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 AVSa form of art in which figures cut in stone or wood stand out from the surface bas-relief2 throw something into high relief
Examples from the Corpus
high reliefThere are 16 panels depicting high relief figures on a low relief and incised background.Their seven children, carved in high relief in diminishing size according to age, clustered round their feet like rabbits.There is also a carved and painted wood pulpit with high relief figure-decoration.
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