verb (used with object), carved, carv·ing.
verb (used without object), carved, carv·ing.
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Bitterness, frustration, and despair may be present, but they have no place in the hallowed space of contemplation that BTS has carved out for themselves.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
Still, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for fintechs to carve out their own space.
That’s a tingly, relaxing feeling some people get when listening to the sound of, say, a bar of soap being carved or typing on a keyboard.
A pair of right-handed pitchers had their names carved into the record books Wednesday night when Shane Bieber and Trevor Bauer won the Cy Young awards in their respective leagues.Reds’ Trevor Bauer, Indians’ Shane Bieber capture Cy Young awards|Jesse Dougherty|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Years later, as an adult burnt out by the austerity measures carving through the press, McCann sensed an opportunity to return to his roots.
They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.
Cars swarm dangerously around them on this two-lane road carved, literally, into the side of a chain of mountains.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many thousands of years ago, glacial floods swept through the area and carved out the sloping sides of the current grounds.
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.
The fore and aft have beautiful decks carved into them, and windows from various rooms too: it looks like a floating Apple device.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Right over the stone marker, a long-shafted war-lance was carved—the blade pointing down.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Fine specimens are found in Florida and some elaborately carved have been unearthed in Virginia.
Coming to a gate of red stone, Yung Pak asked the meaning of the carved arrow in the arch overhead.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
In a corner stood a mediæval well, the sides curiously carved.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Many of them were richly carved and ornamented in the most superb manner.