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Chisel vs. Sculpture

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Chiselnoun

A cutting tool used to remove parts of stone, wood or metal by pushing or pounding the back when the sharp edge is against the material. It consists of a slim, oblong block of metal with a sharp wedge or bevel formed on one end and sometimes a handle at the other end.

Sculpturenoun

(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).

Chiselnoun

Gravel.

Sculpturenoun

Works of art created by sculpting, as a group.

Chiselnoun

Coarse flour; bran; the coarser part of bran or flour.

Sculpturenoun

(zoology) The three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of a shell

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Chiselverb

(intransitive) To use a chisel.

Sculptureverb

To fashion something into a three-dimensional figure.

Chiselverb

(transitive) To work something with a chisel.

‘She chiselled a sculpture out of the block of wood.’;

Sculptureverb

To represent something in sculpture.

Chiselverb

To cheat, to get something from (someone) by cheating.

Sculptureverb

To change the shape of a land feature by erosion etc.

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Chiselnoun

A tool with a cutting edge on one end of a metal blade, used in dressing, shaping, or working in timber, stone, metal, etc.; - usually driven by a mallet or hammer.

Sculpturenoun

The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials.

Chiselverb

To cut, pare, gouge, or engrave with a chisel; as, to chisel a block of marble into a statue.

Sculpturenoun

Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc.

‘There, too, in living sculpture, might be seenThe mad affection of the Cretan queen.’;

Chiselverb

To cut close, as in a bargain; to cheat.

Sculptureverb

To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave.

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Chiselnoun

an edge tool with a flat steel blade with a cutting edge

Sculpturenoun

a three-dimensional work of plastic art

Chiselverb

engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud;

‘Who's chiseling on the side?’;

Sculpturenoun

creating figures or designs in three dimensions

Chiselverb

deprive somebody of something by deceit;

‘The con-man beat me out of $50’; ‘This salesman ripped us off!’; ‘we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme’; ‘They chiseled me out of my money’;

Sculptureverb

create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material;

‘sculpt a swan out of a block of ice’;

Chiselverb

carve with a chisel;

‘chisel the marble’;

Sculptureverb

shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it;

‘She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband’;

Chisel

A chisel is a tool with a characteristically shaped cutting edge (such that wood chisels have lent part of their name to a particular grind) of blade on its end, for carving or cutting a hard material such as wood, stone, or metal by hand, struck with a mallet, or mechanical power. The handle and blade of some types of chisel are made of metal or of wood with a sharp edge in it.

Sculpture

Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions. It is one of the plastic arts.

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