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car·ver

(kar'ver),
A dental hand instrument, available in a wide variety of end shapes, used for forming and contouring wax, filling materials, etc.

carver

/car·ver/ (kahr´ver) a tool for producing anatomic form in artificial teeth and dental restorations.

car·ver

(kahrvĕr)
A dental hand instrument, available in a wide variety of end shapes, used for forming and contouring.

car·ver

(kahrvĕr)
Dental hand instrument, available in a wide variety of end shapes, used to form and contour wax, filling materials, and other material.

carver (carving instrument),

n an instrument used to shape a plastic material such as wax or amalgam.
carver, amalgam,
n an instrument used to shape plastic amalgam.
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The key to a cracking lantern is a simple design that's easy to draw and straight forward to carve.
Abdelqader is proud of being able to carve little antique pieces out of bigger pieces of wood.
1 -- 2 -- color) Above, instructor Ted Garcia carves a rock during a stone carving workshop at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center on Sunday.
I think it was pure determination that enabled me to carve the swedes," laughed Tom.
It's entirely possible to learn to carve from a book but it's sure nice to have an experienced carver actually show you how.
It was also technologically very advanced, both in its ability to carve elaborate buildings OUt of cliffs and to engineer a water system that allowed a city full of gardens to flourish in the middle of a desert.
And near that quarry lived an old man who could carve the most extraordinary elephants out of stone.
NWPB's 2000 broadcast and publicity campaign reached new heights when NWPB's expert watermelon carver, Chef Harvey Rosen, taught Regis Philbin and the rest of America how to carve watermelons on the nationally syndicated Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Show.
Early-20th-century dolls had straight legs, but by the 1960s, it was common to carve figures in action poses, with limbs extended or bent.
The decision on how much to carve out will depend on accounting and tax advantages.
A chef for 10 years, Roscoe admits that "99 percent of ice sculptors come out of the kitchen," where they learn to carve ice commercially for buffet tables.
The reason was that he and his wife were having people over to dinner, and he was going to have to carve the turkey.