What does carving mean?

Definitions for carving
ˈkɑr vɪŋcarv·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carving(noun)

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

  2. carving, cutting(noun)

    removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

  3. sculpture, carving(noun)

    creating figures or designs in three dimensions

Wiktionary

  1. carving(Noun)

    A carved object.

    The primitive carving looked ancient but was stamped made in Taiwan.

  2. carving(Verb)

    Executing turns without pivoting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carving

    of Carve

  2. Carving(noun)

    the act or art of one who carves

  3. Carving(noun)

    a piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other material

  4. Carving(noun)

    the whole body of decorative sculpture of any kind or epoch, or in any material; as, the Italian carving of the 15th century

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carving in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of carving in a Sentence

  1. Anais Nin:

    We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.

  2. Phyllis McGinley:

    Sometimes I have a notion that what might improve the situation is to have women take over the occupations of government and trade and to give men their freedom. Let them do what they are best at. While we scrawl interoffice memos and direct national or extranational affairs, men could spend all their time inventing wheels, peering at stars, composing poems, carving statues, exploring continents -- discovering, reforming, or crying out in a sacramental wilderness. Efficiency would probably increase, and no one would have to worry so much about the Gaza Strip or an election.

  3. Christopher Swain:

    How about now that we have it on the 'Superfund' list, we turn the Gowanus Canal into a jewel, it could be something amazing. Carving through the most expensive real estate in this world.

  4. Brady Smith:

    On Monday, Feb.15, we became aware -- via media and public reports -- of an Instagram posting by Vanessa Hudgens showing a scratching or carving of a heart with two names in it on a rock that allegedly is on the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest.

  5. Paul Mangiamele:

    We’ll have a prime rib carving station and these big cast-iron doors where the prime rolls out, the optics will be impressive. It will smell great, look great, sound great.

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