November 19, 2012 - Word of the Day
The word "carve" is a verb that means to cut. A person carves to create something artistic or to prepare food:
We also use the word "carve" to describe how an amount of available time is decreased by some other activity.
- All of this extra schoolwork is carving into my free time.
- Bill needs to carve more time out of the day to spend with his kids.
- The presentation carved half an hour out of the meeting.
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