What does carving mean?

Definitions for carving
ˈkɑr vɪŋcarv·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word carving.

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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How to say carving in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Shinjiro Koizumi:

    I'll keep a priority on policy and on managing anything unexpected that comes up, while also carving out time for child care.

  3. Brady Smith:

    I can say that the issue of people carving their names and other things in rocks in the Sedona and surrounding area is always a challenge we face, and (we) try to inform people about its destructive nature. we have found that when one person carves something, it encourages others to carve.

  4. Jo Anne Van Tilburg:

    The near exclusive use of one quarry to produce these seventeen tools supports a view of craft specialization based on information exchange, but we can't know at this stage if the interaction was collaborative, it may also have been coercive in some way. Human behavior is complex. This study encourages further mapping and stone sourcing, and our excavations continue to shed new light on moai carving.

  5. Raymond Chandler:

    There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch. On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight. Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks. Anything can happen.

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