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Relief

Spanish
English

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relief valve
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to carve in relief
V

to work in relief
V

bas-relief
N

bas-relief
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English Definitions

relief
N
the feeling that comes when something burdensome is removed or reduced
relief
N
the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
relief
N
(law) redress awarded by a court
relief
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someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
relief
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assistance in time of difficulty
relief
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a pause for relaxation
relief
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a change for the better
relief
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aid for the aged or indigent or handicapped
relief
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the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
relief
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sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
relief
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the act of freeing a city or town that has been besieged
relief map
N
a map having contour lines through points of equal elevation
relief pitcher
N
a pitcher who does not start the game
relief printing
N
printing from a plate with raised characters
relief valve
N
a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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