2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sculpture \Sculp"ture\ (?; 135), verb (used with an object) [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} (Zool.), a common North American wood tortoise ({Glyptemys insculpta}). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: cut into a desired shape; "graven images"; "sculptured representations" [syn: {graven}, {sculpted}, {sculptured}]

2: resembling sculpture; "her finely modeled features"; "rendered with...vivid sculptural effect"; "the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies" [syn: {modeled}, {sculptural}, {sculptured}, {sculpturesque}]

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