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Relief (disambiguation)

A relief is a sculpture where a modelled form projects from a flat background.

Relief may also refer to:

Other common meaningsEdit



United StatesEdit

Arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit


  • Relief (music), the curvature of the neck of a guitar or similar instrument allowing the strings to vibrate freely
  • Relief (album), 2013 debut studio album by American rapper Mike Stud
  • Relief, 1998 album by Pope Jane
  • Relief, 2010 album by Finnish band Magenta Skycode
  • "Relief", a song by American band Cold War Kids from their 2008 album Loyalty to Loyalty

Other arts, entertainment, and mediaEdit

  • RelieF, a Canadian news television series
  • Bas relief, a projecting image with a shallow overall depth



Other usesEdit

  • Relief (feature selection), a feature selection algorithm
  • Debt relief, the partial or total "lifting-back" or forgiveness of debt
  • Feudal relief, a payment to an overlord by the heir of a feudal tenant to licence him to take possession of his inheritance
  • Judicial relief, or legal remedy
  • Optical relief, a concept in optical mineralogy
  • Poor relief, historical name, prior to the era of the welfare state, for official methods of poverty alleviation
  • Quasar Relief, a Czech competition hang glider design