engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface;
"carve one's name into the bark"
- She studied sculpture at art school.
- Look at these murals and carvings.
- He can tell at a glance what is wrong with the car.
- He had a few rough edges knocked off at school.
- I felt annoyance at being teased.
- She even sneered at him about his cat.
- chip away at 削弱; 损害
- carve 雕刻