Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Relief

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9907

\ri-lēf\ n [ME, fr. MF, fr. OF, fr. relever to relieve] (14c) Decoration in which the design is given prominence by cutting away the background.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA