Carving vs Whittling - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between carving and whittling

is that carving is a carved object while whittling is (usually|in the plural) a chip or shaving whittled from some larger substance.

As verbs the difference between carving and whittling

is that carving is while whittling is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

carving

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A carved object.
  • The carving on the oak panels was ancient.
  • The craft of producing a carved object.
  • He took up carving after his retirement.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (snowboarding) Executing turns without pivoting.
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    whittling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (usually, in the plural) A chip or shaving whittled from some larger substance.