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bas-relief

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌbæs.rɪˈliːf/
a type of art in which shapes are cut from the surrounding stone so that they stand out slightly against a flat surface, or a work of art done in this way
Translations of “bas-relief”
in Chinese (Traditional) 半浮雕(品),淺浮雕(品)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 半浮雕(品),浅浮雕(品)…
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