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Definition of Carving


  1. of Carve
  2. The act or art of one who carves.
  3. A piece of decorative work cut in stone, wood, or other material.
  4. The whole body of decorative sculpture of any kind or epoch, or in any material; as, the Italian carving of the 15th century.

Carving Quotations

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
Graeme Le Saux

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
Randolph Bourne

Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.
Adrienne Clarkson

Ageism works in both directions. As a teenager in the public eye, people would talk condescendingly to me. When you get older there's this feeling that you have to start carving up your face and body. Right now I'm in the middle ground - I think women in their thirties are taken seriously.
Alanis Morissette
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Carving Translations

carving in German is Schnitzarbeit, Schnitzerei, Schnitzerei
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