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There are 9 meanings of the word Carving.

Carving - as a noun

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

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
creating by removal
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Creating figures or designs in three dimensions

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
art3artistic creationartistic productionbeaux artsfine arts
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Carving - as a verb

To cut.

To cut meat in order to serve it.

Example: "You carve the roast and i'll serve the vegetables."

To shape to sculptural effect; to produce (a work) by cutting, or to cut (a material) into a finished work.

Example: "To carve a name into a tree"

To perform a series of turns without pivoting, so that the tip and tail of the snowboard take the same path.

To take or make, as by cutting; to provide.

To lay out; to contrive; to design; to plan.

Example Sentences

"The intricate carving on the wooden door caught everyone's attention."
"The museum displayed a collection of ancient stone carvings."
"The detailed carving on the ivory statue was a masterpiece."
"He admired the intricate carving on the marble fireplace."
"The woodcarver used a chisel to create the beautiful carving."
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Word Game Points

Is CARVING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, carving is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CARVING has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is CARVING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, carving is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CARVING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 17.

Is CARVING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, carving is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CARVING has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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