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English noun: sculpture

1. sculpture (artifact) a three-dimensional work of plastic art


Broader (hypernym)plastic art, solid figure, three-dimensional figure


Narrower (hyponym)bronze, bust, carving, clay sculpture, embossment, marble, mobile, modeling, mold, molding, mould, moulding, relief, relievo, rilievo, sculptural relief, stabile, statue

2. sculpture (act) creating figures or designs in three dimensions


Synonymscarving


Broader (hypernym)art, artistic creation, artistic production, beaux arts, fine arts


Narrower (hyponym)modeling, modelling, molding, moulding


English verb: sculpture

1. sculpture (creation) create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material


SamplesSculpt a swan out of a block of ice.


ExamplesDid he sculpture his major works over a short period of time?


Synonymssculpt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work


Verb groupgrave, sculpt, sculpture


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

2. sculpture (contact) shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it


SamplesShe is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband.


Synonymsgrave, sculpt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)carve


Verb groupsculpt, sculpture









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