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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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CARVE Cut along transferred design lines using a saber saw, pumpkin-carving tool, small paring knife, or linoleum-cutting tool (similar to a box cutter).
It is almost unanimous: Virtually none of us can carve a roast.
There he carves paper-thin slices of the exquisite ham that has a well-marbled texture and a complex, nutty flavor that's salty, sweet and savory all at the same time.
And it's helpful to me when I carve different birds - I can carve them closer to life from the start.
Dennis will "carve anything that looks like it might be fun to carve," he particularly enjoys carving birds.
Follow the dotted lines on 2 to carve away some wood to make the sections round, but leave your knife marks showing.
For a pattern that covers the candle, start with one leaf shape, then carve overlapping leaves around it.
Yates, 48, studies her "canvas" before deciding what she will carve.
Some prospects or principals try to carve out of their exclusive agreements transactions that they might procure themselves.
The machine, actually a large panagraph, allows an operator to carve 20 to 30 parts at a time by tracing a master pattern with a stylist.
I had heard of people hand-carving stamps from erasers, so I bought a book on the subject, some plastic erasers and began to carve my own stamps using linoleum knives.
Carvers will have four days to complete their main sculpture and are required to compete in the daily 90-minute quick carve events beginning daily at 10:30 a.