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high relief

noun, Sculpture.
1.
sculptured relief in which volumes are strongly projected from the background.
Origin of high relief
1875-1880
1875-80
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high relief

noun
1.
relief in which forms and figures stand out from the background to half or more than half of their natural depth Also called alto-relievo
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