bass-relief
Bas-relief Bas`-re*lief", n. [F. bas-relief; bas low + relief raised work, relever to raise: cf. It. bassorilievo.] Low relief; sculpture, the figures of which project less than half of their true proportions; -- called also {bass-relief} and {basso-rilievo}. See {Alto-rilievo}. [1913 Webster]

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