relief: význam a definice

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Co je relief?

Co je relief?

  • The easing of a burden or distress, such as pain, anxiety, or oppression.
  • Something that alleviates pain or distress.
  • Public assistance.
  • Aid in time of danger, especially rescue from siege.
  • Release from a post or duty, as that of sentinel.
  • One who releases another by taking over a post or duty.
  • A pleasant or amusing change; a diversion.
  • The projection of figures or forms from a flat background, as in sculpture, or the apparent projection of such shapes in a painting or drawing.
  • A work of art featuring such projection. Also called relievo.
  • Geology The variations in elevation of an area of the earth's surface.
  • Distinction or prominence due to contrast: "The light brought the white church . . . into relief from the flat ledges” ( Willa Cather).
  • Law Redress awarded by a court.
  • Baseball The pitching done by a relief pitcher: gave the team two innings of excellent relief.
  • A payment made by the heir of a deceased tenant to a feudal lord for the privilege of succeeding to the tenant's estate.
  • on relief Receiving public assistance because of need or poverty.

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