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Language: Old English
Origin: wudu

wood

noun
     
wood
Related topics: Nature, Golf, Industry
wood S2 W2
1 [uncountable and countable]TI the material that trees are made of [↪ wooden, woody]:
Put some more wood on the fire.
a polished wood floor
soft/hard wood
Pine is a soft wood.
Her house was made of wood.
2 [countable] also the woodsDN a small forest:
a walk in the woods
3

touch wood

British English knock on wood American English said just after you have said that things are going well for you, when you want your good luck to continue
4 [countable]DSG one of a set of four golf clubs with wooden heads
5

not be out of the wood(s) yet

informal used to say that there are likely to be more difficulties before things improve
6

not see the wood for the trees

to not notice what is important about something because you give too much of your attention to small details
dead woodWORD FOCUS: tree WORD FOCUS: tree
parts of a tree: trunk, branch, leaf, blossom, roots, bark, twig

a large area of trees: forest, rainforest, jungle

a small area of trees: wood/woods, thicket British English, copse British English

types of tree: evergreen, deciduous, conifer, fruit tree, hardwood tree

wood from trees: timber, lumber, firewood
tree

See also
tree

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