HyperDic: sculpture

English > 4 senses of the word sculpture:
NOUNartifactsculpturea three-dimensional work of plastic art
actsculpture, carvingcreating figures or designs in three dimensions
VERBcreationsculpture, sculptcreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
contactsculpture, sculpt, graveshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it
sculpture > pronunciation
Soundsskah'lpcher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > sculpture: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA three-dimensional work of plastic art.
NarrowerbronzeA sculpture made of bronze
bustA sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person
carvingA sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone / stone) in order to create a desired shape
marbleA sculpture carved from marble
mobilesculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
mold, mould, molding, moulding, modeling, clay sculpturesculpture produced by molding / molding
relief, relievo, rilievo, embossment, sculptural reliefsculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
stabileA sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support
statueA sculpture representing a human or animal
Broaderplastic artThe arts of shaping or modeling
solid figure, three-dimensional figureA three-dimensional shape
Spanishescultura
Catalanescultura
Adjectivessculpturalrelating to or consisting of sculpture
sculpturalresembling sculpture
Verbssculpt, sculptureshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it
sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
English > sculpture: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningcreating figures or designs in three dimensions.
Synonymcarving
Narrowermodeling, modelling, molding, mouldingA preliminary sculpture in wax or clay from which a finished work can be copied
Broaderart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
fine arts, beaux artsThe study and creation of visual works of art
Spanishescultura, talla
Catalanescultura, talla
Verbssculpt, sculptureshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it
sculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
English > sculpture: 4 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningcreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelDid he sculpture his major works over a short period of time?
Synonymsculpt
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Similar tosculpt, sculpture, graveshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it
Spanishesculpir
Catalanesculpir
Nounssculpturecreating figures or designs in three dimensions
sculpturea three-dimensional work of plastic art
sculptureran artist who creates sculptures
English > sculpture: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningshape (a material like stone / stone or wood) by whittling away at it.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymssculpt, grave
Broadercarveform by carving
Similar tosculpt, sculpturecreate by shaping stone / stone or wood or any other hard material
Spanishesculpir, grabar
Catalanesculpir, gravar
Nounssculpturecreating figures or designs in three dimensions
sculpturea three-dimensional work of plastic art
sculptureran artist who creates sculptures

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