carving definition

  • noun:
    • The cutting of product such as for example stone or timber to form a figure or design.
    • A figure or design created by this sort of cutting.
    • A carved item.
    • The work or art of just one who carves.
    • some attractive work cut in rock, wood, or any other material.
    • The whole human body of decorative sculpture of any sort or epoch, or in any material.
    • The act or art of carving. Particularly
    • A branch of sculpture consisting of work of attractive character rather than statuary or monumental relief.
    • A device or figure created; a design made by carving: as, a tomb ornamented with carvings.
    • In coal-mining, nearly just like cutting (which see).
    • generating figures or styles in three measurements
    • getting rid of components from hard material generate a desired structure or form
    • a sculpture produced by eliminating material (as timber or ivory or stone) so that you can develop a desired shape
  • verb:
    • Present participle of carve.
    • Executing turns without pivoting.

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