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Definition 1: any wind instrument other than the brass instruments - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is a kind of ...) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath

(... is a kind of wood ) a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

(... is a kind of wood ) a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown

(wood is a part of ...) one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it

(wood is a part of ...) the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb

Definition 2: a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where wood or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • metal woods are now standard

(wood is a kind of ...) golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball

(... is a kind of wood ) (formerly) a golfing wood with a face more elevated that a driver but less than a spoon

(... is a kind of wood ) a golf club (a wood) with a near vertical face that is used for hitting long shots from the tee

(... is a kind of wood ) golf wood with a metal head instead of the traditional wooden head

(... is a kind of wood ) formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face

Definition 3: the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is a kind of ...) all the plant life in a particular region or period

"Pleistocene vegetation" "the flora of southern California" "the botany of China"

(... is a kind of wood ) a small wooded area

(... is a kind of wood ) a small growth of trees without underbrush

(... is a kind of wood ) an impenetrable equatorial forest

(... is a kind of wood ) a forest with heavy annual rainfall

(... is a kind of wood ) forest or woodland having a mature or overly mature ecosystem more or less uninfluenced by human activity

(... is a kind of wood ) a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting

(wood is a member of ...) the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest

(wood is a member of ...) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

Definition 4: United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is an instance of ...) an artist who paints

Definition 5: English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 6: English conductor (1869-1944) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is an instance of ...) the person who leads a musical group

Definition 7: United States film actress (1938-1981) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for wood in the sense of this definition

(wood is an instance of ...) a female actor

Definition 8: the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees - [noun denoting substance]

(wood is a kind of ...) material derived from plants

(... is a kind of wood ) hard tough elastic wood of the lemonwood tree; used for making bows and fishing rods

(... is a kind of wood ) fragrant wood of two incense trees of the genus Protium

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various mahogany trees; much used for cabinetwork and furniture

(... is a kind of wood ) hard yellowish wood of a satinwood tree having a satiny luster; used for fine cabinetwork and tools

(... is a kind of wood ) hard tough wood of an elm tree; used for e.g. implements and furniture

(... is a kind of wood ) fine-grained wood of an orange tree; used in fine woodwork

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of a citron tree

(... is a kind of wood ) heartwood of a palo santo; yields an aromatic oil used in perfumes

(... is a kind of wood ) hard greenish-brown wood of the lignum vitae tree and other trees of the genus Guaiacum

(... is a kind of wood ) soft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of various fruit trees (as apple or cherry or pear) used especially in cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various cherry trees especially the black cherry

(... is a kind of wood ) strong stiff wood of a black-locust tree; very resistant to decay

(... is a kind of wood ) heavy wood of various brazilwood trees; used for violin bows and as dyewoods

(... is a kind of wood ) hardwood from any of various locust trees

(... is a kind of wood ) very hard brown to brownish-red heartwood of a logwood tree; used in preparing a purplish red dye

(... is a kind of wood ) hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) handsome violet-streaked wood of the kingwood tree; used especially in cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) dark red hardwood derived from the cocobolo and used in making musical instruments e.g. clarinets

(... is a kind of wood ) very dark wood of any of several blackwood trees

(... is a kind of wood ) hard heavy red wood of a quira tree

(... is a kind of wood ) hard durable wood of red sandalwood trees (Pterocarpus santalinus); prized for cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks

(... is a kind of wood ) a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged

"the saw buckled when it hit a knot"

(... is a kind of wood ) a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

(... is a kind of wood ) wood suitable for making matchsticks

(... is a kind of wood ) wood in small pieces or splinters

"the vessel was beaten to matchwood on the rocks"

(... is a kind of wood ) fine particles of wood made by sawing wood

(... is a kind of wood ) slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork

(... is a kind of wood ) any wood from which dye is obtained

(... is a kind of wood ) the wood of broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees (as distinguished from the wood of conifers)

(... is a kind of wood ) wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir)

(... is a kind of wood ) wood that is floating or that has been washed ashore

(... is a kind of wood ) moderately dense wood used for cabinetwork

"teak and other heavy cabinet wood"

(... is a kind of wood ) the wood from bushes or small branches

"they built a fire of brushwood"

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of a sumac

(... is a kind of wood ) hard dark-colored heartwood of the ebony tree; used in cabinetwork and for piano keys

(... is a kind of wood ) variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree

(... is a kind of wood ) hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding

(... is a kind of wood ) hard tough wood of any dogwood of the genus Cornus; resembles boxwood

(... is a kind of wood ) newly formed outer wood lying between the cambium and the heartwood of a tree or woody plant; usually light colored; active in water conduction

(... is a kind of wood ) the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood

(... is a kind of wood ) the wood cut from a tree burl or outgrowth; often used decoratively in veneer

(... is a kind of wood ) wood that is not finished or painted

(... is a kind of wood ) hard heavy red wood of the red lauan tree; often sold as Philippine mahogany

(... is a kind of wood ) strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats

(... is a kind of wood ) the yellow wood of any of various yellowwood trees

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows

(... is a kind of wood ) durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools

(... is a kind of wood ) light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer

(... is a kind of wood ) handsomely striped or mottled wood of the zebrawood tree; used especially for cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of the granadilla tree used for making musical instruments especially clarinets

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of the shittah tree used to make the ark of the Hebrew Tabernacle

(... is a kind of wood ) the wood of the sabicu which resembles mahogany

(... is a kind of wood ) the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles

(... is a kind of wood ) white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis

(... is a kind of wood ) durable fragrant wood; used in building (as in the roof of the cathedral at Cordova, Spain)

(... is a kind of wood ) wood that is steamed until it becomes pliable and then is shaped for use in making furniture

"bentwood chairs"

(... is a kind of wood ) straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of a larch tree

(... is a kind of wood ) nonresinous wood of a fir tree

(... is a kind of wood ) durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests

(... is a kind of wood ) light soft moderately strong wood of spruce trees; used especially for timbers and millwork

(... is a kind of wood ) soft coarse splintery wood of a hemlock tree especially the western hemlock

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various cypress trees especially of the genus Cupressus

(... is a kind of wood ) the soft reddish wood of either of two species of sequoia trees

(... is a kind of wood ) the variegated or showily striped ornamental wood of various tulipwood trees

(... is a kind of wood ) strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats

(... is a kind of wood ) hard yellow often variegated wood of an olive tree; used in cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any poon tree; used for masts and spars

(... is a kind of wood ) exceptionally tough or hard wood of any of a number of ironwood trees

(... is a kind of wood ) hard dark-brown wood of any of various walnut trees; used especially for furniture and paneling

(... is a kind of wood ) pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum

(... is a kind of wood ) valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of a pecan tree

(... is a kind of wood ) relatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle; light reddish brown, smooth and lustrous

(... is a kind of wood ) wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

(... is a kind of wood ) the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc

(... is a kind of wood ) pale easily worked timber from the quandong tree

(... is a kind of wood ) the wood of an African obeche tree; used especially for veneering

(... is a kind of wood ) soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork

(... is a kind of wood ) any of several heavy hard reddish chiefly tropical woods of the families Casuarinaceae and Proteaceae; some used for cabinetwork

(... is a kind of wood ) wood from the hard woody root of the briar Erica arborea; used to make tobacco pipes

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various beech trees; used for flooring and containers and plywood and tool handles

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various chestnut trees of the genus Castanea

(... is a kind of wood ) the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring

(... is a kind of wood ) hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood

(... is a kind of wood ) wood of any of various eucalyptus trees valued as timber

(wood is made of the substance ...) a complex polymer; the chief constituent of wood other than carbohydrates; binds to cellulose fibers to harden and strengthen cell walls of plants

(... is made of the substance wood) a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc.

(... is made of the substance wood) a steady wooden block on which food can be cut or diced or wood can be split

(... is made of the substance wood) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material

(... is made of the substance wood) long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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