• (GA) IPA: /ˈskʌlpt͡ʃɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈskʌlptj(ʊ)ə/, /ˈskʌlpt͡ʃə/

sculpture (uncountable)

  1. (countable) A three dimensional work of art created by shaping malleable objects and letting them harden or by chipping away pieces from a rock (sculpting).
    • There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen / The mad affection of the Cretan queen.
  2. Works of art created by sculpting, as a group.
  3. (zoology) The three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of a shell
Translations Translations Verb

sculpture (sculptures, present participle sculpturing; past and past participle sculptured)

  1. To fashion something into a three-dimensional figure.
  2. To represent something in sculpture.
  3. To change the shape of a land feature by erosion etc.
  • Spanish: esculpir
  • Spanish: esculpir
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