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



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 Originmid 19th cent.: French, literally ‘high relief’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: haut-relief