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ca•vo-re•lie•vo



Pronunciation: (kä'vō-ri-lē'vō, kā'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -vos.
Fine Arts.
1. a form of relief sculpture in which the volumes are carved or incised so that the highest points are below or level with the original surface. Cf. intaglio (defs. 1–3).
2. a piece of sculpture in this form. Also called sunk relief.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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