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softwood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry
softwoodsoft‧wood /ˈsɒftwʊd $ ˈsɒːft-/ noun [countable, uncountable]  TIwood from trees such as pine and fir that is cheap and easy to cut, or a tree with this type of woodhardwood
Examples from the Corpus
softwoodRemember as well that a hardwood frame is much more robust than a softwood equivalent.Most leaf cuttings need warmth and humidity to strike quickly; keep covered as for softwood cuttings until well rooted.Subsequent treatment is the same as for softwood cuttings.Example 12.1 Consider the data on imported softwood given in Table 12.1.Windows were replaced with more sympathetically proportioned ones in softwood, painted blue.You're now ready to knock the joint apart with a mallet or hammer and a block of scrap softwood.
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