act of carving


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  • Carving — Carv ing, n. 1. The act or art of one who carves. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other material. Carving in wood. Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 3. The whole body of decorative sculpture of any kind or epoch,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carving — noun Date: 13th century 1. the act or art of one who carves 2. a carved object, design, or figure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carving — /kahr ving/, n. 1. the act of fashioning or producing by cutting into or shaping solid material, as wood. 2. a carved design or figure. [See CARVE, ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carving — carv·ing || kɑːvɪŋ n. object that has been carved; act of cutting up meat kɑːv v. sculpt, shape; cut, slice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carving — carv•ing [[t]ˈkɑr vɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act of fashioning or producing by cutting into or shaping solid material 2) a carved design or figure • Etymology: 1225–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • carving — /ˈkavɪŋ / (say kahving) noun 1. the act of fashioning or producing by cutting. 2. carved work; a carved design …   Australian English dictionary

  • Stone carving — is an ancient activity where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by the controlled removal of stone. Owing to the permanence of the material, evidence can be found that even the earliest societies indulged in some form of stone work.Work… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone carving — is the act of creating art forms by carving into animal bones. It can result in the ornamentation of a bone, or the creation of a figure. It has been practiced by a variety of world cultures, including the Māori Queen of New… …   Wikipedia

  • Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …   Universalium

  • Tripitaka Koreana — Infobox Korean name caption=The Tripitaka Koreana in storage at Haeinsa. hangul=팔만 대장경 also 고려 대장경 hanja=八萬大藏經 also 高麗大藏經 rr=Palman Daejanggyeong also Goryeo Daejanggyeong mr=P alman Taejanggyŏng also Koryŏ TaejanggyŏngThe Tripitaka Koreana (lit …   Wikipedia

  • List of pangrams — This is a list of pangrams which are sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once.= Perfect pangrams in English (26 letters) = Without proper nouns or initialisms * Cwm fjord bank glyphs vext quiz. ( Carved symbols in a mountain… …   Wikipedia

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