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Definition 1: creating figures or designs in three dimensions - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for sculpture in the sense of this definition

(sculpture is a kind of ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

(sculpture is a kind of ...) the study and creation of visual works of art

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied

Definition 2: a three-dimensional work of plastic art - [noun denoting artifact]

(sculpture is a kind of ...) a three-dimensional shape

(sculpture is a kind of ...) the arts of shaping or modeling; carving and sculpture

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a sculpture representing a human or animal

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support

(... is a kind of sculpture ) sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background

(... is a kind of sculpture ) sculpture produced by molding

(... is a kind of sculpture ) sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a sculpture carved from marble

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

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

(... is a kind of sculpture ) a sculpture made of bronze

Definition 3: shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it - [verb of contact]

Samples where sculpture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

Synonyms for sculpture in the sense of this definition

(sculpture is a kind of ...) form by carving

"Carve a flower from the ice"

(sculpture has a similar meaning as ...) create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material

"sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"

Definition 4: create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material - [verb of creation]

Samples where sculpture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sculpt a swan out of a block of ice

Synonyms for sculpture in the sense of this definition

(sculpture is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

(sculpture has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(sculpture belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

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