from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To sculpture (an object).
- transitive v. To shape, mold, or fashion especially with artistry or precision: "Zoning is a blunt instrument that can at best shape but should not try to sculpt cities” ( H. Claude Shostal).
- intransitive v. To be a sculptor.
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- v. To be a sculptor
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material
- v. shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
French sculpter, from Old French, from Latin sculpere, sculpt-, to carve; see sculpture.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin sculpere ("to cut out, carve in stone"). (Wiktionary)