Relief

Science / Geology / Relief: Variations in the height and slope of Earth's surface. Also used in reference to the vertical difference between the highest and lowest elevations of an area.
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Relief Noun Synonyms: ease, easing, abatement, easement, deliverance, remedy, redress, alleviation, release, remission, assuagement, liberation, recess
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Base-Relief

Entertainment / Photography / Base-Relief: Photographic image effect usually produced by printing from a negative and a positive sandwiched together in the enlarger, slightly out of register. MORE

Soldiers And Sailors Civil Relief Act

Business / Real Estate / Soldiers And Sailors Civil Relief Act: A law prohibiting foreclosures while a person is serving in the military and within three months thereafter except by court order. MORE

Taxpayer Relief Act Of 1997

Business / Finance / Taxpayer Relief Act Of 1997: An obligation whose interest is tax-exempt, often called a municipal bond, offered by a country, state, town, or any political district. MORE

Taxpayer Relief Act Of 1997 (TRA 97)

Business / Real Estate / Taxpayer Relief Act Of 1997 (TRA 97): Enacted by the United State Congress and effective May 7, 1997, TRA 97 provides for broader exemption from capital gains taxes on the profits on the sale of a personal residence. Replaces the old prov MORE

Relief Pitcher

Entertainment / Baseball / Relief Pitcher: The pitcher replacing the starting pitcher. The relief pitcher can win, lose, save, or not be involved in the game’s final score. MORE

Relief Valve

Business / Construction / Relief Valve: A device designed to open if it detects excess temperature or pressure. MORE