carved carved  /ˈkɑrvd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary)

Usage(s):

  1. But Cochran, 68, has carved several niches for himself, including becoming one of the few Senators well versed on farm policy.
  2. The despot ordered part of the river diverted temporarily so that hundreds of phallic images could be carved into the sandstone floors along a shady brook area.
  3. His grave now lies open to the sky, encircled by a delicate, carved marble screen and surrounded by fruit trees full of songbirds.

News

  1. Gatsby's world comes to Bonhams

    Demetre Chiparus (1886-1947), 'Alméria' a Rare and Iconic Cold-Painted Bronze and Carved Ivory Sculpture, circa 1925. 63cm high, signed to base 'Chiparus', the seperate display stand 97cm high. Estimate: £200,000-300,000. Photo: Bonhams.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Art Daily

  2. Stone along Olympia trail deserves to have story told

    A three-ton carved stone sits in anonymity alongside the Heritage Park trail that zig-zags down the hill from the Temple of Justice to Capitol Lake.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Olympian

  3. Some Mars Gullies May Be Carved by Dry Ice 'Sleds'

    Some gullies scoring the sides of Martian sand dunes were likely carved by frozen chunks of carbon dioxide, also known as dry ice, a new study finds.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Jamie carved us tonight," Braves slugger Chipper Jones said after that game. "The guy is 87 years old and he's still pitching for a reason. He stays off the barrel. He changes speeds, changes the game plan and keeps you guessing."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Chipper Jones Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "It's a fantastic engineering project," Mr Iemma said while guiding the Herald around the site this week. "It's been a wasteland and they started with the headland and carved it, killed it, turned it into an industrial site. The cranes will...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Morris Iemma Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "It is regrettable that a split Supreme Court has carved out a narrow exception by which some corporate and labor expenditures can be used to target a federal candidate in the days and weeks before an election," McCain said in a statement.
    on Jun 25, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Guardian Unlimited

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