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Timber

timber 1. That sort of wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and... Read More

Raft

raft 1. A collection of logs, boards, pieces of timber, or the like, fastened, together, either for their own collective... Read More

Knee

Knee 1. In man, the joint in the middle part of the leg. 2. (Science: anatomy) The joint, or region of the joint, between... Read More

Walnut

walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Belly

Belly Origin: oe. Bali, bely, as. Belg, baelg, baelig, bag, bellows, belly; akin to Icel. Belgr bag, bellows, Sw. Balg, dan.... Read More

Trim

trim 1. To make trim; to put in due order for any purpose; to make right, neat, or pleasing; to adjust. The hermit trimmed... Read More

Forest

Forest 1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More

Dome

Dome 1. A building; a house; an edifice; used chiefly in poetry. Approach the dome, the social banquet share. (Pope) 2. A... Read More

Horse

Horse 1. To provide with a horse, or with horses; to mount on, or as on, a horse. Being better horsed, outrode me. 2. To sit... Read More

Truss

truss 1. A bundle; a package; as, a truss of grass. Bearing a truss of trifles at his back. (Spenser) A truss of hay in... Read More

Sliding

sliding 1. That slides or slips; gliding; moving smoothly. 2. Slippery; elusory. That sliding science hath me made so bare.... Read More

Balloon

Balloon 1. A bag made of silk or other light material, and filled with hydrogen gas or heated air, so as to rise and float... Read More

Ton

ton The prevailing fashion or mode; vogue; as, things of ton. If our people of ton are selfish, at any rate they show they... Read More

Dim

Dim 1. Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure;... Read More

Oar

oar 1. An implement for impelling a boat, being a slender piece of timber, usually ash or spruce, with a grip or handle at... Read More

Pendant

pendant 1. Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental... Read More

Button

Button 1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass. 2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More

Needle

needle 1. A small instrument of steel, sharply pointed at one end, with an eye to receive a thread, used in sewing. In some... Read More

Brazil wood

Brazil wood 1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America. 2. A very heavy wood... Read More

Wedge

wedge 1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More

Skid

skid 1. A shoe or clog, as of iron, attached to a chain, and placed under the wheel of a wagon to prevent its turning when... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More

Slash

slash The unmerchantable material left on site subsequent to harvesting a timber stand, including tops, limbs, cull... Read More

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus (Science: botany) a myrtaceous genus of trees, mostly Australian. Many of them grow to an immense height, one or... Read More

Pad

pad 1. A soft, or small, cushion; a mass of anything soft; stuffing. 2. A kind of cushion for writing upon, or for blotting;... Read More

Butting joint

Butting joint a joint between two pieces of timber or wood, at the end of one or both, and either at right angles or oblique... Read More

Anchor

Anchor 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More

Scaffold

scaffold 1. A temporary structure of timber, boards, etc, for various purposes, as for supporting workmen and materials in... Read More

Rung

rung 1. A floor timber in a ship. 2. One of the rounds of a ladder. 3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy... Read More

Poles

Pole 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been... Read More

Sound

sound The air bladder of a fish; as, cod sounds are an esteemed article of food. Origin: AS. Sund a swimming, akin to E.... Read More

Wood

wood mad; insane; possessed; rabid; furious; frantic. Alternative forms: wode Our hoste gan to swear as if he were wood.... Read More

Shelf

shelf Origin: OE. Shelfe, schelfe, AS. Scylfe; akin to G. Schelfe, Icel. Skjalf. In senses 2 & 3, perhaps a different... Read More

Frame

Frame 1. To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork,... Read More

Stake

stake 1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants. 2. To mark the limits of by stakes; with... Read More

Bore

Bore 1. To make a hole or perforation with, or as with, a boring instrument; to cut a circular hole by the rotary motion of... Read More

Joint

Joint 1. To unite by a joint or joints; to fit together; to prepare so as to fit together; as, to joint boards. Pierced... Read More

Gate

Gate 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More

Stick

stick 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of... Read More

Split

split 1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, especially. By force; to divide in the direction of the grain... Read More