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  1. carve

    • IPA[kärv]

    美式

    • v.
      cut (a hard material) in order to produce an object, design, or inscription;produce (an object, inscription, or design) by cutting into a hard material
    • verb: carve, 3rd person present: carves, gerund or present participle: carving, past tense: carved, past participle: carved

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    動詞

    • 1. cut (a hard material) in order to produce an object, design, or inscription the wood was carved with runes 同義詞 sculpt, sculpture, cut, chisel, hew, ... 更多反義詞 erase
    • produce (an object, inscription, or design) by cutting into a hard material the altar was carved from a block of solid jade 同義詞 sculpt, sculpture, cut, chisel, hew, ... 更多
    • 2. cut (cooked meat) into slices for eating he stood carving the roast chicken Cliff wouldn't carve, so she was expected to wield the knife 同義詞 slice, cut up, chop, dice
    • cut (a slice of meat) from a larger piece he carved himself a slice of beef 同義詞 slice, cut up, chop, dice
    • 3. establish (a career, role, or reputation) for oneself through hard work she has been busy carving a successful career as a singer the company has carved a name for itself in the smartphone market
    • 4. make (a turn) by tilting one's skis on to their edges and using one's weight to bend them so that they slide in an arc.