Definition of bentwood in English:

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bentwood

Pronunciation: /ˈbentˌwo͝od/

noun

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Wood that is artificially shaped for use in making furniture: [as modifier]: bentwood chairs
More example sentences
  • The bentwood chair and area rug are focal points.
  • Later, a German designer started using bentwood rods to construct the frames of chairs and other furniture.
  • This pavilion challenged the nationalistic and decorative emphasis of the 1925 Exhibition by including mass-production, for example a table made by a hospital-furniture manufacturer, Maples armchairs and bentwood chair.

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Syllabification: bent·wood

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