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sculpture

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈskʌlp·tʃər/
art the art of creating objects out of material such as wood, clay, metal, or stone, or a work of art of this type: [C] In the ruins they found ancient stone sculptures.
sculpt
verb [T]  us   /skʌlpt/ (also sculpture,  /ˈskʌlp·tʃər/ )
Picasso sculpted the "Venus of Lapigue."
sculpted
adjective  us   /ˈskʌlp·təd/ (also sculptured,  /ˈskʌlp·tʃərd/ )
Dramatically sculpted red and gray sandstone cliffs came into view.
Translations of “sculpture”
in Korean 조각…
in Arabic تِمْثال…
in Portuguese escultura…
in Catalan escultura…
in Japanese 彫刻…
in Italian scultura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雕塑, 雕刻, 塑像…
in Russian скульптура, ваяние…
in Turkish heykeltraşlık, heykelcilik, heykeltraşlık sanatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雕塑, 雕刻, 塑像…
in Polish rzeźba, rzeźbiarstwo…
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