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
Synonyms: carving
Related terms: art fine_arts modeling sculpt sculpt
3. [ verb ] create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
Synonyms: sculpt

"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
Synonyms: grave sculpt

"She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"

Related terms: carve sculpt sculptor
Similar spelling:   sculpturer