1. [ noun ] (fine art) sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
Synonyms: relief sculptural_relief rilievo relievo
Related terms: sculpture bas_relief bas_relief mezzo-relievo alto_relievo alto-relievo emboss
2. [ noun ] (printing) an impression produced by pressure or printing
Synonyms: imprint
Related terms: stamp impress
Similar spelling:   embossed