basso-relievo
also basso-rilievo noun Etymology: Italian bassorilievo, from basso low + rilievo relief Date: circa 1639 bas-relief

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  • Basso-relievo — Basso rilievo Bas so ri*lie vo, Basso relievo Bas so re*lie vo, n. [It. basso rilievo.] Same as {Bas relief}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basso-relievo — [bas′ōri lē′vō, bäs′ōri lē′vō] n. pl. basso relievos [It basso rilievo] BAS RELIEF …   English World dictionary

  • basso relievo — noun a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut • Syn: ↑bas relief, ↑low relief, ↑basso rilievo • Ant: ↑high relief (for: ↑low relief) …   Useful english dictionary

  • basso-relievo — /bas oh ri lee voh/, n., pl. basso relievos. bas relief. [1660 70; < It basso rilievo low relief] * * * …   Universalium

  • basso-relievo — [ˌbasəʊrɪ li:vəʊ] noun (plural basso relievos) Art low relief. Origin C17: from Ital. basso rilievo …   English new terms dictionary

  • basso-relievo — bas·so re·lie·vo …   English syllables

  • basso-relievo — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basso-rilievo — Bas so ri*lie vo, Basso relievo Bas so re*lie vo, n. [It. basso rilievo.] Same as {Bas relief}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • basso rilievo — noun a sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut • Syn: ↑bas relief, ↑low relief, ↑basso relievo • Ant: ↑high relief (for: ↑low relief) …   Useful english dictionary

  • basso-rilievo — /ˌbæsoʊ rəˈlivoʊ/ (say .basoh ruh leevoh) noun (plural basso rilievos) → bas relief. Also, basso relievo. {Italian: low relief} …   Australian English dictionary

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