Mezzo-relievo Mez"zo-re*lie"vo, n. Mezzo-rilievo. [1913 Webster]

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  • mezzo-relievo — [met′sōri lē′vō, med′zōri lē′vō, mez′ōri lē′vō] n. pl. mezzo relievos [met′sō ri lē′vōz΄, med′zō ri lē′vōz΄, mez′ō ri lē′vōz΄] [It mezzo rilievo: see MEZZO1 & RELIEF] sculpture in which the figures project halfway from the background …   English World dictionary

  • mezzo-relievo — mezzo re·lie·vo …   English syllables

  • mezzo-relievo — noun a sculptural relief between low relief and high relief • Syn: ↑mezzo rilievo, ↑half relief • Hypernyms: ↑relief, ↑relievo, ↑rilievo, ↑embossment, ↑sculptural relief …   Useful english dictionary

  • mezzo-relievo — or mezzo rilievo noun (plural vos) Etymology: Italian mezzorilievo, from mezzo + rilievo relief Date: 1598 sculptural relief intermediate between bas relief and high relief …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mezzo-relievo — [ˌmɛtsəʊrɪ lji:vəʊ] noun (plural mezzo relievos) Sculpture another term for half relief. Origin C16: from Ital. mezzo rilievo …   English new terms dictionary

  • mezzo-relievo —   n. (carving in) relief between alto relievo and bas relief …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mezzo-relievo — /met soh ri lee voh, med zoh , mez oh /, n., pl. mezzo relievos / vohz/. sculptured relief intermediate between high relief and bas relief. [1590 1600; < It] * * * …   Universalium

  • mezzo-rilievo — noun see mezzo relievo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mezzo-rilievo — /mɛtsoʊ rəˈlivoʊ/ (say metsoh ruh leevoh), / rəlˈjeɪvoʊ/ (say ruhl yayvoh) noun → demirelief. Also, mezzo relievo. {Italian} …   Australian English dictionary

  • half relief — mezzo relievo. * * * …   Universalium

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