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wood

noun uk   /wʊd/ us  

wood noun (MATERIAL)

A2 [C or U] a hard substance that forms the branches and trunks of trees and can be used as a building material, for making things, or as a fuel: He gathered some wood to build a fire. She fixed a couple of planks of wood to the wall for shelves. Mahogany is a hard wood and pine is a soft wood. The room was heated by a wood-burning stove. [C] a type of golf club (= long, thin stick) with a rounded wooden end, used for hitting the ball over long distances: He likes to use a number 2 wood to tee off.
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wood noun (GROUP OF TREES)

A2 [C] ( also woods [plural]) an area of land covered with a thick growth of trees: an oak wood We went for a walk in the woods after lunch.
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wood

adjective uk   /wʊd/ us  
made of wood: Solid wood furniture is much more sturdy and durable than chipboard furniture. We sanded and polished the wood floor in the living room. Much of the original 18th-century wood panelling was destroyed in the fire.
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Translations of “wood”
in Korean 나무, 숲…
in Arabic خَشَب, غابة…
in French (de) bois, bois…
in Turkish odun, ağaçlık, koru…
in Italian legno, bosco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 木頭, 木材…
in Russian дерево, древесина, лес…
in Polish drewno, drzewo, las…
in Spanish madera, bosque, palo de madera…
in Portuguese madeira, lenha, bosque…
in German das Holz, Holz-…, der Wald…
in Catalan fusta, bosc…
in Japanese 木材, 林, 森…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 木头, 木材…
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