high relief

noun Sculpture.
sculptured relief in which volumes are strongly projected from the background.

Origin:
1875–80

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

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Example sentences
At times, the film's realism throws the play's creaky symbolism into
  uncomfortably high relief.
It is an area of tablelands with moderate to high relief dissected by narrow
  and widely-spaced stream valleys.
Each panel of the frieze features a scene sculpted in high relief.
The area is characterized by highly eroded badlands areas surrounding two large
  mesas of high relief.
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