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Webster 1913 Edition


Carving

Carv′ing

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Noun.
1.
The act or art of one who carves.
2.
A piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other material.
Carving in wood.”
Sir W. Temple.
3.
The whole body of decorative sculpture of any kind or epoch, or in any material;
as, the Italian
carving
of the 15th century
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Carving

CARVING

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ppr.
Cutting, dividing, as meat; cutting in stone, wood or metal; apportioning; distributing.

CARVING

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Noun.
The act of cutting, as meat; the act or art of cutting figures in wood or stone; sculpture; figures carved.

Definition 2022


carving

carving

English

Noun

carving (plural carvings)

  1. A carved object.
    The carving on the oak panels was ancient.
  2. The craft of producing a carved object.
    He took up carving after his retirement.

Translations

Verb

carving

  1. present participle of carve
  2. (snowboarding) Executing turns without pivoting.

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