Synonyms and related words:
CYSP sculpture, anaglyptics, anaglyptography, architectural sculpture, bone-carving, burr, casting, ceroplastics, chasing, chiseling, clay sculpture, cross-hatching, decorative sculpture, demitint, earth art, embossing, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, founding, garden sculpture, gem-cutting, gem-engraving, glass sculpture, glass-cutting, graving, half tint, hatching, incision, inscript, inscription, ivory-carving, line, lining, lost-wax process, marking, metal sculpture, modeling, molding, monumental sculpture, paper sculpture, plaster casting, plastic art, portrait sculpture, relief, relief-carving, relievo, score, scoring, scratch, scratching, sculptor, sculpture, sculpturing, shell-carving, slash, slashing, statuary, stipple, stippling, stone sculpture, stonecutting, tint, tooling, type-cutting, whittling, wire sculpture, wood carving, xyloglyphy

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  • Glyptic — Glyp tic, a. [See {Glyph}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to gem engraving. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) Figured; marked as with figures. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glyptic — [glip′tik] adj. [Fr glyptique < Gr glyptikos < Gr glyptos, carved < glyphein: see GLYPH] having to do with carving or engraving, esp. on gems …   English World dictionary

  • glyptic — /glip tik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to carving or engraving on gems or the like. n. 2. the act or process of producing glyptic ornaments. [1810 20; < Gk glyptikós of engraving, of stone carving, equiv. to gly pt(ós) carved (verbid of glýphein to …   Universalium

  • glyptic — noun Etymology: probably from French glyptique, from Greek glyptikē, from glyphein Date: circa 1818 the art or process of carving or engraving especially on gems …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • glyptic — adjective Of or pertaining to engraving, especially on precious stones …   Wiktionary

  • glyptic — glyp·tic || glɪptɪk adj. of or relating to the art of carving or engraving (particularly on gems) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glyptic —    That which is carved or engraved, or can be carved or engraved, as distinguished from that which is plastic. From Greek. (pr. glip tik) See glyptics or glyptography …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • glyptic — [ glɪptɪk] adjective of or concerning carving or engraving. Origin C19: from Fr. glyptique or Gk gluptikos, from gluptēs carver , from gluphein carve …   English new terms dictionary

  • glyptic — glyp·tic …   English syllables

  • glyptic — glyp•tic [[t]ˈglɪp tɪk[/t]] adj. 1) jew of or pertaining to carving or engraving on gems or the like 2) jew Also, glyp′tics. the process of engraving on gems or the like • Etymology: 1810–20; < Gk glyptikós=glypt(ós) carved, v. adj. of… …   From formal English to slang

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