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sculpturing

Line breaks: sculp¦tur|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈskʌlptʃ(ə)rɪŋ
 
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Definition of sculpturing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action of forming or shaping something by or as if by sculpture: the gadget is great for blow-drying, sculpturing, and moulding
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  • ‘The day after arriving at New York, I started the renovation work, my past experience in painting, sculpturing, handicrafts oriented me to the work effectively,’ Deng said.
  • And it is quite normal to watch seasoned and acclaimed artists sharing their technique of brush strokes, use of terracotta or nuances of sculpturing with their juniors who are stepping into the world of art.
  • He also finds time to take up painting and sculpturing.
1.1A shape or outline produced by or as if by sculpture: the mountain’s graceful sculpturing
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  • The most eye-catching item in the temple is the exquisite brick sculpturing.
  • ‘Karren’ is the term used to describe the microsolutional features and sculpturing that form on exposed bedrock surfaces of soluble rocks.
1.2 Zoology & Botany Sculpture: the external sculpturing consists of a series of corrugations
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  • Both Tetramerista and Pentamerista have small sized pollen with a heterobrochate reticulate sculpturing, whereas pollen grains in Pelliciera show a characteristic perforate sexine with large verrucae.
  • The pollen exinal thinnings are comparable, and the outer sculpturing of both forms consists of identical short spinules.
  • Information on aperture type, exine sculpturing and the diameters of pollen grains were cited from Liang.

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