World English Dictionary
cavo-relievo or cavo-rilievo (ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-)
n , pl -vos, -vi
a relief sculpture in which the highest point in the carving is below the level of the original surface
[Italian, literally: hollow relief]
cavo-rilievo or cavo-rilievo (ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, -vɪ)
[Italian, literally: hollow relief]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: cavo-relievo
Next Definition: cavogram
Words Near: cavo-rilievo
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for cavo-rilievo
More from
Search for articles containing cavo-rilievo
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature