- wood ► NOUN 1) the hard fibrous material forming the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber. 2) (also woods) a small forest. 3) (the wood) wooden barrels used for storing alcoholic drinks. 4) a golf club with a wooden or other head that is relatively broad from face to back. 5) another term for BOWL(Cf. ↑bowl) (in sense 1).● be unable to see the wood (or N. Amer. the forest) for the trees — Cf. ↑be unable to see the wood for the trees● out of the woods — Cf. ↑out of the woods● touch (or chiefly N. Amer. knock on) wood — Cf. ↑touch woodORIGIN Old English.
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Wood — /wood/, n. 1. Grant, 1892 1942, U.S. painter. 2. Leonard, 1860 1927, U.S. military doctor and political administrator. * * * I Hard, fibrous material formed by the accumulation of secondary xylem produced by the vascular cambium. It is the… … Universalium
Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Wood — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Personas 2 Lugares 3 Música 4 Otros Personas Alphonso W. Wood, botánico esta … Wikipedia Español
WOOD — Wood has always been used most commonly in the construction of domestic structures that do not require the same level of durability as temples and funerary monuments, which are more typically constructed from brick or stone. Timber became more … Historical Dictionary of Architecture
wood — W2S2 [wud] n ↑goggles, ↑saw, ↑wood [: Old English; Origin: wudu] 1.) [U and C] the material that trees are made of →↑wooden, woody ↑woody ▪ Put some more wood on the fire. ▪ … Dictionary of contemporary English
wood — wood1 [wood] n. [ME wode < OE wudu, earlier widu, akin to OHG wito < IE base * widhu , tree > OIr fid, Welsh gwŷdd, tree, forest] 1. [usually pl., with sing. or pl. v.] a thick growth of trees; forest or grove 2. the hard, fibrous… … English World dictionary
Wood — Wood, Grant Wood, Natalie Wood, Robert Williams * * * (as used in expressions) Annie Wood Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1 conde de Johnson, Robert Wood Wood Buffalo, parque nacional Wood, Grant Wood, Leonard … Enciclopedia Universal
wood — [ wud ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the substance that forms the main part of a tree and is used for making things such as furniture: a piece of wood the polished dark wood of an antique table cut/chop wood: They stopped encouraging people to cut wood… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
wood|y — wood|y1 «WUD ee», adjective, wood|i|er, wood|i|est. 1. having many trees; covered with trees: »a woody hillside. 2. a) of the nature of or consistin … Useful english dictionary
Wood — Ridge, NJ U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 7644 Housing Units (2000): 3087 Land area (2000): 1.098509 sq. miles (2.845126 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.098509 sq. miles (2.845126 … StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places