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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈskʌlpt͡ʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈskʌlptj(ʊ)ə/, /ˈskʌlpt͡ʃə/
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- Hyphenation: sculp‧ture
- (countable) A three dimensional work of art created by shaping malleable objects and letting them harden or by chipping away pieces from a rock (sculpting).
- Works of art created by sculpting, as a group.
- (zoology) The three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of a shell.
art of sculpting
work of art created by sculpting
- To fashion something into a three-dimensional figure.
- To represent something in sculpture.
- To change the shape of a land feature by erosion etc.
to fashion into 3D figure
to represent in sculpture
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
- “sculpture” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- “sculpture” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- sculpture at OneLook Dictionary Search
sculpture f (plural sculptures)
- “sculpture”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.