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kor ving

  • n  a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
  • n  removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape
  • n  creating figures or designs in three dimensions
  • v  form by carving
  • v  engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
  • v  cut to pieces

  • Hans Arp's rounded wood carving was called Sculpture Conjugate because his wife worked on it too.
  • Giant yellow earthmovers groaned through the mud of the Transkei's capital, completing $12 million worth of new paved highways and carving out access roads to the newly completed .
  • Still, you don't want to count out a rival who may come at you with an electric carving knife.
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  • Judge M Margaret McKeown in ABC News
    Judge M. Margaret McKeown, writing for the unanimous three-judge panel, said that "carving out a tiny parcel of property in the midst of this vast preserve like a donut hole with the cross atop it will do nothing to minimize the impermissible...
  • Jim Kelly in FOX News
    I am honored to have a carving of me and look forward to the unveiling,said Kelly, who said the project "will touch everyone in such a positive way after such a devastating storm."
  • Wolfgang Ziebart in International Herald Tribune
    Carving-out and listing our memory business last year effectively created two focused companies, each with a well-defined strategy and clear prospects,Infineon Chief Executive Wolfgang Ziebart said. "With Monday's decision, we are gaining...

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