bas-relief - definition and synonyms

noun art 

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/ˌbɑː rɪˈliːf/
singularbas-relief
pluralbas-reliefs
  1. [uncountable] a style of sculpture in which the artist forms shapes in stone, clay, metal etc, so that they stick out slightly from their background
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [countable] a piece of art in this style