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relief meaning

EN[ɹɪˈliːf] [-iːf]
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WRelief
  • Relief, or relievo rilievo, is a sculptural technique. The term relief is from the Latin verb relevo, to raise. To create a sculpture in relief is to give the impression that the sculpted material has been raised above the background plane.
  • There are different degrees of relief depending on the degree of projection of the sculpted form from the field, for which the Italian appellations are still sometimes used.
  • Reliefs are common throughout the world on the walls of buildings and a variety of smaller settings, and a sequence of several panels or sections of relief may represent an extended narrative.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. fr relief
      2. en reliefe
      3. en reliefs
      4. en reliefful
      5. en reliefless
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      Grammatically, this word "relief" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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