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English definition of “wood”

wood

noun (MATERIAL)    /wʊd/
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 .Types of wood [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.Golf
(Definition of wood noun (MATERIAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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