from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943. American botanist, agricultural chemist, and educator who developed hundreds of uses for the peanut, soybean, and sweet potato, prompting Southern farmers to produce these soil-enriching cash crops.
- Carver, John 1576?-1621. English-born Pilgrim colonist who was the first governor of Plymouth Colony (1620-1621).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A surname.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc.
- n. One who carves or divides meat at table.
- n. A large knife for carving.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who carves. One who cuts up meat into portions for the table. One who cuts ivory, wood, or the like in a decorative way; a sculptor.
- n. Figuratively, one who makes, shapes, or molds, in any sense.
- n. A large table-knife used for carving meat.
- n. A carving-machine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
- n. an artist who creates sculptures
- n. someone who carves the meat
- n. makes decorative wooden panels
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CARVER - The 14th-seeded Old Rochester girls basketball team came to Carver searching for a huge upset of the third-seeded Crusaders.
“The Compartment” is about a morose engineer named Myers the name Carver also used for his two writer-protagonists on vacation in Europe.
Attendance plummeted to under 10,000, the lowest in Carver-Hawkeye Arena history.
He claims he was in Carver's office trying to get information on Random, who had tried to rob Stuckey's house.
It turns out that Random has an alibi, but the crime scene investigators find a print for an old man named Stuckey in Carver's office.
Jeffrey A. Carver is the author of the Sunborn (Tor Books, recently re-released in paperback) and other novels of The Chaos Chronicles.
Jeffrey A. Carver is the author of the recently published Sunborn (Tor Books) and other novels of The Chaos Chronicles.
A native of Huron, Ohio, Carver is a graduate of Brown University, with graduate work in marine resources management at the University of Rhode Island.
Jeffrey A. Carver is the author of sixteen science fiction novels, including Sunborn (Tor Books, November 2008).
John Wayne Carver is going to have to break down his protective wall of rules and let the monster out.
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