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.

Other Words for Relief

Relief Noun Synonyms: ease, easing, abatement, easement, deliverance, remedy, redress, alleviation, release, remission, assuagement, liberation, recess
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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

Comic Relief

Entertainment / Literature / Comic Relief: A humorous scene, incident, character, or bit of dialogue occurring after some serious or tragic moment. Comic relief is deliberately designed to relieve emotional intensity and simultaneously heighte MORE

Pressure Relief Valve

Business / Real Estate / Pressure Relief Valve: A valve used on hot water heating appliances to help keep the pressure in the heated tank or boiler from getting too high by allowing the relief of pressure from the valve. MORE

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 (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

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