Translation of "wood" - English-Spanish dictionary

wood

noun uk /wʊd/ us /wʊd/

A2 [ no plural ] the hard material that trees are made of

madera
a piece of wood

A2 also woods a large area of trees growing near each other

bosque
We went for a walk in the woods.
knock on wood US UK touch wood

said in order to avoid bad luck, either when you mention good luck that you have had in the past or when you mention hopes you have for the future

toca madera
The deal will be agreed on Wednesday, knock on wood.
touch wood UK US knock on wood

said in order to avoid bad luck, either when you mention good luck that you have had in the past or when you mention hopes you have for the future

toca madera
The deal will be agreed on Wednesday, touch wood.

(Translation of “wood” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wood

noun /wud/

(also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed

madera
My desk is (made of) wood
She gathered some wood for the fire
I like the smell of a wood fire.

(often in plural) a group of growing trees

bosque
They went for a walk in the woods.

a golf-club whose head is made of wood.

palo de madera
wooded adjective

(of land) covered with trees

arbolado
a wooded hillside.
wooden adjective

made of wood

de madera
three wooden chairs.
woody adjective

covered with trees

arbolado
woody countryside.

(of a smell etc) of or like wood

leñoso
the woody smell of truffles.
wood carving noun

the art of carving wood.

tallado en madera
woodcut noun

a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.

grabado en madera
woodcutter noun

a person whose job is felling trees.

leñador
woodland noun

land covered with woods

bosque
a stretch of woodland.
woodlouse noun (plural woodlice)

a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.

cochinilla
woodpecker noun

a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.

pájaro carpintero
wood pulp noun

pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.

pulpa de madera
woodwind /-wind/ noun

(music) (in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.

instrumentos de viento de madera
woodwork noun

the art of making things from wood; carpentry

carpintería
He did woodwork at school.

the wooden part of any structure

maderaje
The woodwork in the house is rotting.
woodworm noun (plurals woodworm, woodworms)

the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.

carcoma
out of the wood(s)

out of danger

estar a salvo
They’re not out of the woods yet – there are still a lot of enemy tropps in the surrounding areas.

(Translation of “wood” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)