Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Low relief   /loʊ rɪlˈif/   Listen
Low relief

A sculptural relief in which forms extend only slightly from the background; no figures are undercut.  Synonyms: bas relief, basso relievo, basso rilievo.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Low relief" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the Red Sea shell Pterocera bryonia are sculptured in low relief. Mr. F. Ll. Griffith is disinclined to accept my suggestion that the object of these pictures of the shell was to animate the statues. But whether this was their purpose or not, it is probably not without some significance ...
— The Evolution of the Dragon • G. Elliot Smith

Words linked to "Low relief" :   embossment, rilievo, basso relievo, relievo, high relief, bas relief, sculptural relief, relief

Copyright © 2022