|1.||[ noun ] (fine art) a three-dimensional work of plastic art|
|Related terms:||solid_figure plastic_art statue relief carving piece relief marble stabile mobile bust bronze mold sculpt sculpt|
|2.||[ noun ] (fine art) making figures or designs in three dimensions|
|Related terms:||art fine_arts modeling sculpt sculpt|
|3.||[ verb ] create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material|
"sculpt a swan out of a block of ice"
|Related terms:||shape art sculpt sculptor|
|4.||[ verb ] shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it|
"She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"
|Related terms:||carve sculpt sculptor|