Definitions for "Bas-relief"
Low relief; sculpture, the figures of which project less than half of their true proportions; -- called also bass-relief and basso-rilievo. See Alto-rilievo.
raised sculptural work, usually on a wall or vertical surface
sculpture in low relief. The figures project only slightly and no part is entirely detached from the background.
A special-effects darkroom technique that outlines the subject with a dark or light line. Created by sandwiching a high-contrast negative or positive slightly out of register with the origional image in the enlarger's film carrier.
A raised design achieved by pouring liquid material into a mold and firing it or by applying a three-dimensional design element to a flat surface.
In digital photography, this refers to an effect produced with a Photoshop filter, which makes an image appear to be slightly raised off the surface.