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the art of making two- or three-dimensional representative or abstract forms, especially by carving stone or wood or by casting metal or plaster. a work of art made by sculpture:a bronze sculpture a collection of sculpture Zoology
& Botany raised or sunken patterns or texture on the surface of a shell, pollen grain, cuticle, or other biological specimen.
verb [with object]
make or represent (a form) by carving, casting, or other shaping techniques:the choir stalls were each carefully sculptured form, shape, or mark as if by sculpture, especially with strong, smooth curves: (as adjective sculptured)he had an aquiline nose and sculptured lips