1. carving

noun. ['ˈkɑːrvɪŋ'] a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape.


  • scrimshaw
  • woodcarving
  • vermiculation
  • sculpture
  • glyptic art
  • cinquefoil

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Rhymes with Carving

  • starving

Sentences with carving

1. Noun, singular or mass
Another option is to ask an adult to assist in the carving and use a sharp knife.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Draw the outline of your pipe in the stone you will be carving from.

Quotes about carving

1. We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them.
- Anaïs Nin

2. Self-will and prayer are both ways of getting things done. At the center of self-will is me, carving a world in my image, but at the center of prayer is God, carving me in his Son's image.
- Paul E. Miller, A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World

2. carving

noun. ['ˈkɑːrvɪŋ'] creating figures or designs in three dimensions.


  • artistic production
  • moulding
  • modeling
  • fine arts
  • sculpture
  • beaux arts
  • molding
  • artistic creation
  • art


  • mobile
  • anastalsis
  • dull
  • hot

3. carving

noun. ['ˈkɑːrvɪŋ'] removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape.


  • truncation
  • creating by removal
  • petroglyph


  • concentration
  • highness