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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sculp·ture /ˈskʌlpʧɚ/
 彫刻,雕塑(vt.)彫刻,雕塑(vi.)當彫刻師

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sculp·ture n.
 1. 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.
 2. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc.
 There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen
 The mad affection of the Cretan queen.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sculp·ture v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sculptured p. pr. & vb. n. Sculpturing.] To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave.
 Sculptured tortoise Zool., a common North American wood tortoise (Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sculpture
      n 1: a three-dimensional work of plastic art
      2: creating figures or designs in three dimensions [syn: carving]
      v 1: create by shaping stone or wood or any other hard material;
           "sculpt a swan out of a block of ice" [syn: sculpt]
      2: 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" [syn: sculpt, grave]