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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwoodwood /wʊd/ ●●● S2 W2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 carpenter.jpg [countable, uncountable]TI the material that trees are made of β†’ wooden, woody πŸ”Š Put some more wood on the fire. πŸ”Š a polished wood floor πŸ”Š Her house was made of wood. β†’ hardwood, softwood2 [countable] (also the woods)DN a small forest πŸ”Š a walk in the woods3 β†’ touch wood4 [countable]DSG one of a set of four golf clubs with wooden heads5 β†’ not be out of the wood(s) yet6 β†’ not see the wood for the trees β†’ dead woodCOLLOCATIONSadjectivessolid woodYou can install a solid wood door.bare wood (=not painted or covered)The floors were of bare wood.a hard/soft woodOak is a hard wood.verbschop woodHe was chopping wood for the fire.cut/saw woodA local carpenter cut the wood to size.carve wood (=used a knife to shape it)The room was decorated with carved wood.phrasesa piece of woodHe made a bench out of pieces of wood.a plank of wood (=a long thin flat piece)The shed was constructed from some old planks of wood. a block of woodI used a block of wood to knock the pole into the ground.the grain of the wood (=the natural lines in it)The oil enhances the natural grain of the wood.wood + NOUNwood chips (=small rough pieces)Fish are smoked slowly over wood chips.wood shavings (=thin curly pieces)He cleared up the wood shavings.wood smokeThere was a smell of wood smoke.
Examples from the Corpus
woodβ€’ After 100yds go left through a wood to a road.β€’ To their left was the long forbidding wood with its tangle of trees and stubborn defenders.β€’ Normal wood substance containing lignin does not do either of these things.β€’ The blocks are made of wood.β€’ I'm going out to get some wood for the fire.β€’ The flames licked around the wood, around the corpse.β€’ I thought about the woman who had left the child in the woods.β€’ To walk in the woods and not recognize the songs is to not hear them.β€’ Finally we heard a faint sound in the distance and scrambled into the woods.β€’ But the agency is not out of the woods yet.made of woodβ€’ It is all made of wood and is in good condition.β€’ This was in the school hall, and they dragged out a heavy box horse and a creaking contraption made of wood.β€’ Fishnets are not made of wood, steel, or concrete.β€’ Two storeys high, the walls made of wood, it had a tiled roof and one half had been refurbished.β€’ At first boats were made of wood which was available in large quantities.β€’ Furniture and camera were bolted down, drapes were made of wood.β€’ It felt as if it were made of wood.β€’ Winged easels, whether made of wood or metal, are hinged on the back to allow for the angle of display.