wood
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Jacksons built their house of wood.Los Jackson construyeron su casa de madera.
b. la leña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(firewood)
Throw some more wood on the fire.Échale más leña a la fogata.
2. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There are black bears in this wood.Hay osos negros en este bosque.
3. (golf)
a. el palo de madera
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He chose a wood for the third hole.Él eligió un palo de madera para el tercer hoyo.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(erection)
a. la erección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He woke up with morning wood.Se despertó con una erección por la mañana.
woods
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you want to take a walk through the woods?¿Quieres dar un paseo por el bosque?
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wood
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (for fire)
a. la leña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
made of woodde madera
wood carvingtalla f (en madera)
3. (forest)
a. el bosque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the woodsel bosque
4. (idioms)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she can't see the wood for the treeslos árboles no le dejan ver el bosque
we're not out of the woods yettodavía no hemos salido del túnel
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wood [wʊd]
noun
1 (material) madera (f)
it's made of wood es de madera; dead wood ramas (f) muertas; touch wood! ¡toca madera!
2 (firewood) leña (f)
3 (forest) bosque (m);woods bosque (m)
we went for a walk in the wood(s) fuimos a pasear por el bosque; to take to the woods echarse al monte
we're not out of the wood(s) yet aún no estamos fuera de peligro
he can't see the wood for the trees (Britain) los árboles no le dejan ver el bosque; aún no le encuentra el chiste; (LAm)
4 (Golf) palo (m) de madera
5 (Bowling) bola (f)
6 (in brewing)
beer drawn from the wood cerveza (f) de barril
7 (Mús)
the woods los instrumentos de viento de madera
modifier
wood alcohol (n) alcohol (m) metílico
wood anemone (n) anémona (f) silvestre
wood block (n) bloque (m) de madera; (woodcut) grabado (m) en madera; (in paving) adoquín (m) de madera; tarugo (m)
wood carving (n) talla (f) de madera
wood engraving (n) grabado (m) en madera
wood pulp (n) pasta (f) de madera
wood shavings (n) virutas (f)
wood spirit (n) alcohol (m) metílico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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