sculpting


sculpting

verb (used with or without object)

  1. Fine Arts. to carve, model, or make by using the techniques of sculpture.
  2. to form, shape, or manipulate, as in the manner of sculpture: Her hair was sculpted by a leading hairdresser.

verb

  1. a variant of sculpture (def. 5), sculpture (def. 6), sculpture (def. 7), sculpture (def. 8)
  2. (intr) to practise sculpture

v.1826 (implied in sculpted), from French sculpter, from Latin sculpt-, past participle stem of sculpere “to carve” (see sculpture). Related: Sculpting. The older verb form was sculpture (1640s), also sculp (1530s).

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