Definition of haut-relief noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

haut-relief

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌəʊ rɪˈliːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊ rɪˈliːf//
 
[uncountable](art) Artwork and techniques
 
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a method used in sculpture in which a picture is carved to stand out a lot from a surface See related entries: Artwork and techniques Word Origin mid 19th cent.: French, literally ‘high relief’.
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