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Synonyms for carve

to separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

to cut (a design or inscription) into a hard surface, especially for printing

Synonyms for carve

engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface

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Carvers create larger main carves during the course of the weekend that will be auctioned off on Sunday.
People would often wonder who is this Chinese guy teaching us how to carve Spanish ham,' Lopez says.
Kathryn James of Beverly Hills dug into the sides of a stone with a tool to carve out wings on what she hoped would one day be an eagle.
Whatever their age all the children choose their own pumpkin, Tom cuts off the lid and then they are able to scoop out the flesh from the inside and carve out individual features.
Tedder carves his creations from poplar, basswood and northern pine.
When you carve stone, it sings back to you," Ferguson muses.
He marks the positions, then carefully carves out the cavities and forces the eyeballs in.
I try to bring that out when I start to carve but I have to be very careful.
Charon has no idea how long it takes to carve a cane, and he could care less.
There's a dramatically necessary distinction between the way in which she carves the crowd and how she carves the victim.
Most prominent is 91-year-old George Lopez, the elder statesman of woodcarvers, who carves charming figures of squirrels, rabbits, birds, and other animals from unpainted cottonwood and cedar.
Lockheed retiree Dennis Quiroz holds one of the distinctive walking sticks he carves, this one with a Skunk Works mascot.
PHOTO (1) Kazue Takashima of West Wills carves the scales into a snakelike walking stick at the show.