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wood·carv·ing

 (wo͝od′kär′vĭng)
n.
1. The art of creating or decorating objects of wood by carving with a sharp handheld tool.
2. A carved wood object.

wood′carv′er n.
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woodcarving

(ˈwʊdˌkɑːvɪŋ)
n
1. (Art Terms) the act of carving wood, esp as an art form
2. (Art Terms) a work of art produced by carving wood
ˈwoodˌcarver n
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wood•carv•ing

(ˈwʊdˌkɑr vɪŋ)

n.
1. the art of carving objects by hand from wood or of carving decorations into wood.
2. something made or decorated in such a manner.
[1840–50]
wood′carv`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodcarving - a carving created by carving woodwoodcarving - a carving created by carving wood  
carving - a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape
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woodcarving

[ˈwʊdˌkɑːvɪŋ] nscultura in legno
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