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English definition of “sculpt”

sculpt

verb     /skʌlpt/
[I or T] to create solid objects that represent a thing, person , idea , etc. out of a material such as wood , clay , metal , or stone : Johnny sculpted an old man's head out of wood .Sculpture [T] to form into a particular shape : The dripping water had sculpted strange shapes out of the rocks /sculpted the rocks into strange shapes .Sculpture
(Definition of sculpt verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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