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Noun: sculpture  skúlp-chu(r)
  1. A three-dimensional work of plastic art
  2. Creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    - carving
Verb: sculpture  skúlp-chu(r)
  1. (art) create by shaping stone, wood or any other hard material
    "sculpture a swan out of a block of ice";
    - sculpt, sculp
  2. Shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
    - sculpt, grave [archaic], sculp

Derived forms: sculptured, sculptures, sculpturing

Type of: art, artistic creation, artistic production, beaux arts, carve, fine arts, forge, form, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], plastic art, shape, solid figure, three-dimensional figure, work

Encyclopedia: Sculpture