HyperDic: wood

English > 8 senses of the word wood / Wood:
NOUNsubstancewoodthe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
groupwood, forest, woodsthe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
person Wood, Natalie WoodUnited States film actress (1938-1981)
person Wood, Sir Henry Wood, Sir Henry Joseph WoodEnglish conductor (1869-1944)
person Wood, Mrs. Henry Wood, Ellen Price WoodEnglish writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)
person Wood, Grant WoodUnited States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)
artifactwood, woodwind, woodwind instrumentany wind instrument other than the brass instruments
artifactwooda golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots
wood / Wood > pronunciation
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English > wood: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees.
NarrowerPanama redwood, quiraHard heavy red wood of a quira tree
alderwood of any of various alder trees
ashStrong elastic wood of any of various ash trees
balsa, balsa woodStrong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
bambooThe hard woody stems of bamboo plants
basswood, lindenSoft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees
beech, beechwoodwood of any of various beech trees
beefwoodAny of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families ... / families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae
bentwoodwood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture
birchHard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees
black locustStrong stiff wood of a black-locust tree
blackwoodVery dark wood of any of several blackwood trees
boxwood, Turkish boxwoodVery hard tough / tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box)
brazilwoodHeavy wood of various brazilwood trees
briarwood, brierwood, brier-woodwood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea
brushwoodThe wood from bushes or small branches
burlThe wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth
cabinet woodModerately dense wood used for cabinetwork / cabinetwork
cedar, cedarwooddurable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar ... / cedar trees
cherrywood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry
chestnutwood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea
citronwoodwood of a citron tree
cocuswood, cocoswood, granadilla woodwood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets
cypresswood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus
dogwoodHard tough / tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus
driftwoodwood that is floating or that has been washed ashore
dyewoodAny wood from which dye is obtained
ebonyHard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree
elm, elmwoodHard tough / tough wood of an elm tree
eucalyptuswood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber
firnonresinous wood of a fir tree
fruitwoodwood of various fruit trees (as apple or cherry or pear) used especially in cabinetwork / cabinetwork
granadilla wooddark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets
guaiac wood, guaiacum woodheartwood of a palo santo
gumwood, gumwood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum
hardwoodThe wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)
hazelThe fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)
heartwood, duramenThe older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant
hemlockSoft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock
hickoryValuable tough / tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
incense woodfragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium
ironwoodexceptionally tough / tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood ... / ironwood ... / ironwood trees
kauriwhite close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis
kingwoodhandsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree
knotA hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
lancewooddurable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree
larchwood of a larch tree
lemonwoodHard tough / tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree
lignum vitae, guaiac, guaiacumHard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum
locusthardwood from any of various locust trees
logA segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches
logwoodVery hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree
mahoganywood of any of various mahogany trees
maplewood of any of various maple trees
matchwoodwood suitable for making matchsticks
matchwood, splinterswood in small pieces or splinters
oakThe hard durable wood of any oak
obecheThe wood of an African obeche tree
oliveHard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree
orangewoodfine-grained wood of an orange tree
pecanwood of a pecan tree
pinestraight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
poonwood of any poon tree
poplarSoft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar
pyinmarelatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle
raw woodwood that is not finished or painted
red lauanHard heavy red wood of the red lauan tree
redwoodThe soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees
rosewoodHard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain
ruby wood, red sandalwoodHard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus)
sabicu, sabicu woodThe wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany
sandalwoodclose-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood
sandarac, citronwooddurable fragrant wood
sapwoodnewly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant
satinwoodHard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster
sawdustfine particles of wood made by sawing wood
shittimwoodwood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle
silver quandongpale easily worked timber from the quandong tree
softwood, dealwood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)
sprucelight soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees
sumacwood of a sumac
sycamore, lacewoodvariably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough / tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
teak, teakwoodHard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees
tulipwood, true tulipwood, whitewood, white poplar, yellow poplarlight easily worked wood of a tulip tree
tulipwoodThe variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of various tulipwood trees
tupelopale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum
walnutHard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees
wickerSlender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes)
yellowwoodThe yellow wood of any of various yellowwood trees
yewwood of a yew
zebrawoodhandsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree
Broaderplant material, plant substancematerial derived from plants
Substance ofbeamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
chopping blockA steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split
lumber, timberThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
spindleA piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe
SubstancesligninA complex polymer
Spanishmadera
Catalanfusta
Adjectiveswoodymade of or containing or resembling wood
English > wood: 8 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.
Synonymsforest, woods
MemberstreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
underbrush, undergrowth, underwoodThe brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest / forest
NarrowerboskA small wooded area
groveA small growth of trees without underbrush
jungleAn impenetrable / impenetrable equatorial forest / forest
old growth, virgin forestforest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity
rain forest, rainforestA forest / forest with heavy annual rainfall
second growthA second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting
Broadervegetation, flora, botanyAll the plant life in a particular region or period
Spanishbosque, bosques, floresta, selva
Catalanbosc, forest, selva
English > Wood: 8 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States film actress (1938-1981).
SynonymNatalie Wood
Instance ofactressA female actor
SpanishNatalie Wood
CatalanNatalie Wood
English > Wood: 8 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningEnglish conductor (1869-1944).
SynonymsSir Henry Wood, Sir Henry Joseph Wood
Instance ofconductor, music director, directorThe person who leads a musical group
English > Wood: 8 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningEnglish writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887).
SynonymsMrs. Henry Wood, Ellen Price Wood
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
English > Wood: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942).
SynonymGrant Wood
Instance ofpainterAn artist who paints / paints
SpanishGrant Wood
CatalanGrant Wood
English > wood: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningAny wind instrument other than the brass instruments.
Synonymswoodwind, woodwind instrument
Partsfinger holeOne of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument
thumbholeThe hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
Narrowerbeating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reedA musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
flute, transverse fluteA high-pitched woodwind instrument
Broaderwind instrument, windA musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
Spanishinstrumento de viento de madera
Catalaninstrument de fusta, instrument de vent de fusta
English > wood: 8 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally / originally made with a wooden head.
Example"metal woods are now standard"
Narrowerbrassie(formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon
driver, number one woodA golf club (a wood) with a near / near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee
metal woodGolf wood with a metal head instead of the traditional wooden head
spoonformerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
Broadergolf club, golf-club, golfclub, clubgolf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
Spanishpalo
Catalanfusta

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