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English noun: carving

1. carving (artifact) a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape

Broader (hypernym)sculpture

Narrower (hyponym)cinquefoil, glyptic art, glyptography, scrimshaw, vermiculation, woodcarving

2. carving (act) removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape


Broader (hypernym)creating by removal

Narrower (hyponym)petroglyph, truncation

3. carving (act) creating figures or designs in three dimensions


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

Narrower (hyponym)modeling, modelling, molding, moulding

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