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American English: /bæsrɪˈliːf/
British English: /ˈbasrɪˌliːf/
, /ˈbɑː(s)rɪˌliːf/

Translation of bas-relief in Spanish:


  • uncountable and countable (technique, carving)
    Example sentences
    • Inside the temples, however, bas-relief was employed, since it does not produce such contrasts and creates a serene effect in the semi-dark.
    • His works are wall pieces that look like drawings rendered in bas-relief.
    • Basso relievo, low relief or bas-relief, is used when the scale of projection is very much less than that of the other dimensions and there is no undercutting at all.

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