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sculp·ture

 (skŭlp′chər)
n.
1. The art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal.
2.
a. A work of art created by sculpture.
b. Such works of art considered as a group.
3. Ridges, indentations, or other markings, as on a shell, formed by natural processes.
v. sculp·tured, sculp·tur·ing, sculp·tures
v.tr.
1. To fashion (stone, bronze, or wood, for example) into a three-dimensional figure.
2. To represent in sculpture: sculpture a lion.
3. To ornament with sculpture.
4. To change the shape or contour of, as by erosion.
v.intr.
To make sculptures or a sculpture.

[Middle English, from Latin sculptūra, from sculptus, past participle of sculpere, to carve; see skel- in Indo-European roots.]

sculp′tur·al adj.
sculp′tur·al·ly adv.

sculptured

(ˈskʌlptʃəd)
adj
1. (Art Terms) carved, cast, or fashioned three-dimensionally
2. resembling a sculpture
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sculptured - cut into a desired shape; "graven images"; "sculptured representations"
carved, carven - made for or formed by carving (`carven' is archaic or literary); "the carved fretwork"; "an intricately carved door"; "stood as if carven from stone"
2.sculptured - resembling sculpturesculptured - resembling sculpture; "her finely modeled features"; "rendered with...vivid sculptural effect"; "the sculpturesque beauty of the athletes' bodies"
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
Translations

sculptured

[ˈskʌlptʃərd] adjsculpté(e)sculpture garden njardin m de sculpturessculpture park nparc m de sculptures

sculptured

adj
(lit)geformt; (in stone) → gehauen, gemeißelt; decorated with sculptured flowersmit plastisch gearbeiteten Blumen verziert
(fig) cheekbones, profileausgeprägt, markant