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sculpture

 
Noun sculpture has 2 senses
  1. sculpture - a three-dimensional work of plastic art
    --1 is a kind of
    plastic art; solid figure, three-dimensional figure
    --1 has particulars:
     bronze; bust; carving; marble; mobile; mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpture; relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural relief; stabile; statue
    Derived forms: verb sculpture2, verb sculpture1, verb sculpt1, verb sculpt2
  2. sculpture, carving - creating figures or designs in three dimensions
    --2 is a kind of art, artistic creation, artistic production; fine arts, beaux arts
    --2 has particulars: modeling, modelling, molding, moulding
    Derived forms: verb sculpture2, verb sculpture1, verb sculpt1, verb sculpt2
Verb sculpture has 2 senses
  1. sculpt, sculpture - create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material; "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"
    --1 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun sculpture2, noun sculpture1, noun sculpturer1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he sculpture his major works over a short period of time?
  2. sculpt, sculpture, grave - shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"
    --2 is one way to carve
    Derived forms: noun sculpture2, noun sculpture1, noun sculpturer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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