wood meaning

EN[wʊd] [-ʊd]
  • Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.
  • It has been used for thousands of years for both fuel and as a construction material. It is an organic material, a natural composite of cellulose fibers (which are strong in tension) embedded in a matrix of lignin which resists compression.
  • The Earth contains about one trillion tonnes of wood, which grows at a rate of 10 billion tonnes per year. As an abundant, carbon-neutral renewable resource, woody materials have been of intense interest as a source of renewable energy.
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    Definition of wood in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwoods
    1. NU The substance making up the central part of the trunk and branches of a tree. Used as a material for construction, to manufacture various items, etc. or as fuel.
      1. This table is made of wood.   There was lots of wood on the beach. ‎
    2. NC The wood of a particular species of tree.
      1. Teak is much used for outdoor benches, but a number of other woods are also suitable, such as ipé, redwood, etc. ‎
    3. NC A forested or wooded area.
      1. He got lost in the woods beyond Seattle. ‎
    4. Firewood.
      1. We need more wood for the fire. ‎
    5. NC (golf) A type of golf club, the head of which was traditionally made of wood.
      1. (music) A woodwind instrument.
        1. NU SLA An erection.
          1. That girl at the strip club gave me wood. ‎
        2. (chess, uncountable) SLA Chess pieces.
          1. (US, sometimes offensive, chiefly prison slang, of a person) A peckerwood.
          2. VerbSGwoodsPRwoodingPT, PPwooded
            1. VT To cover or plant with trees.
              1. VT To supply with wood, or get supplies of wood for.
                1. to wood a steamboat or a locomotive
              2. To take or get a supply of wood.
              3. AdjectiveCOMwooderSUPwoodest
                1. OBS Mad, insane, crazed.
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • The mallet is made of a hard heavy wood resembling ebony, is about twelve inches in length, and perhaps two in breadth, with a rounded handle at one end  [ …] .
                    • How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? — popular tongue-twister.
                    • All the tiling in the bathroom must be removed because of water damage to the wood under it.
                  2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                    • The gazebo's roof was a web made of thin strips of wood.
                    • I do a lot of walking, and I have never had any knee problems yet, knock on wood.
                    • Under his parents' supervision he drilled the holes in the wood.
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Adjectives
                    • Nouns
                      • Countable nouns
                        • Singularia tantum
                          • Uncountable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        2. en wooden
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                        4. en woodland
                        5. en woody
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                        Meaning of wood for the defined word.

                        Grammatically, this word "wood" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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