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Synonyms for carving

Synonyms for carving

a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape

removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

creating figures or designs in three dimensions

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Byline: Steve Davies explores the history of football carve-ups and asks if England are set to become the latest victims
This shambles joins the other memorable carve-ups, such as West Germany's 1-0 win over Austria in the 1982 World Cup which ensured they both went through to the knock-out stages.
DUNDEE UNITED'S players yesterday sat through hours of video nasties in a bid to end the carnage of weekly carve-ups in the SPL.
Indeed, were this a union election you could imagine just how the business community would be bleating about socialist dinosaurs and grubby carve-ups.
What with brewery closures, pub company carve-ups and brand disarray, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the beer industry is currently a casualty of Weapons of Bass Destruction.
So far, Somaliland has refused to participate in these negotiations, at which factions from the rest of Somalia squabble over power carve-ups and repeatedly walk out.
Both Conservatives and Liberal Democrats object and have put forward alternative carve-ups.
But while the rules exist to let them get away with it, the carve-ups will continue.
Big house carve-ups are nothing new but as development land becomes ever more scarce in desirable locations, they're a modern answer for many buyers.