relief

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sculptural relief in which forms extend out from the background to at least half their depth alto relievo , alto rilievo , high relief
ornament carved in low relief anaglyph
carving on an ornament in low relief anaglyph
anything carved in low relief anaglyph
cameo ornament in low relief anaglyph
bring relief to assuage
sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut bas relief , basso relievo , basso rilievo , low relief
relief in sculpture bas-relief , basso-
sculptural relief that projects very little from background bas-relief , basso-relievo , low relief
welcome relief breath of fresh air
place on a baseball field where relief pitchers can warm up during a game bullpen
gem or medallion carved in relief cameo
gem, shell, or stone carved in relief cameo
engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring) cameo
engraving in relief cameo
surgical removal of the gall bladder (usually for relief of gallstone pain) cholecystectomy
(baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game closer , finisher
relief pilot on an airplane co-pilot , copilot
act of consoling; giving relief in affliction comfort , consolation , solace
(civil law) the first pleading of the plaintiff setting out the facts on which the claim for relief is based complaint
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