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English definition of “carve”

carve

verb [I/T]  /kɑrv/ us  
to make something by cutting into esp. wood or stone, or to cut into the surface of stone, wood, etc.: [T] This totem pole is carved from a single tree trunk. To carve a large piece of cooked meat is to cut thin pieces from it: [I/T] Would you like me to carve (the turkey)?
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