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Definitions of sculpture

  1. To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To carve on, in, or from wood, stone, etc.; to portray by carving; to ornament by carving. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To carve: to form, as a piece of sculpture. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To carve; cut into figures. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To fashion, as statuary. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material; "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. creating figures or designs in three dimensions Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. To cut or carve with the chisel, as stone. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. a three-dimensional work of plastic art Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The art of carving figures in wood, stone, etc.: carved work. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Art of carving figures in stone or wood; carved figures. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The art of fashioning figures of stone or bronze by modeling, carving, or casting; any sculptured work. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The art of cutting or carving stone to form representations of visible or ideal objects, as the figure of a man; any work of art produced by the chisel. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Sculptural. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for sculpture

  1. In the different courts were several miserable attempts at sculpture and some bronze figures, but all the objects were fanciful, distorted, and entirely out of nature. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  2. Could it always be, war would be an exact science; which it is not, but an art, in which true artists are as few as in painting or sculpture – Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles by Alfred T. Mahan
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