Definition of sculpture. Meaning of sculpture. Synonyms of sculpture

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Definition of sculpture

Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), n. [L. sculptura: cf. F. sculpture.] 1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials. 2. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc. There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen The mad affection of the Cretan queen. --Dryden.
Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sculptured; p. pr. & vb. n. Sculpturing.] To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave. Sculptured tortoise (Zo["o]l.), a common North American wood tortoise (Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.

Meaning of sculpture from wikipedia

- other uses, see sculptor (disambiguation) and sculpture (disambiguation). sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates
- a mathematical sculpture is a sculpture which the use of mathematics becomes essential in its conception. helaman ferguson, george w. hart, bathsheba grossman
- a sculpture garden or sculpture park is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently sited works in durable
- save outdoor sculpture! (sos!) is a community-based effort to identify, do****ent, and conserve outdoor sculpture in the united states. by fostering awareness
- topical guide to sculpture: a sculpture – human-made three-dimensional art object. sculpture or sculptingactivity of creating sculptures. a person who
- recreate the likeness of an individual. these may be of any medium used for sculpture, such as marble, bronze, terracotta or wood. a parallel term, aust, is
- sculpture is a feature of many of the s**** of mollusks. it is three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of the s****, as distinct from either
- at the lynden sculpture garden near milwaukee, wisconsin. the sculpture is an abstract form; it is installed on the lawn. the sculpture is composed of