Translation of wood in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /wʊd/


  • 1 u (material) madera (f); (firewood) leña (f) it's made of wood es de madera throw some more wood on the fire echa más leña al fuego to touch wood o (AmE) knock on wood tocar* madera (before n) wood carver tallista (mf) wood stain colorante (m) para madera wood stove (for heating) estufa (f) de or a leña (for cooking) cocina (f) or (Col, Méx) estufa (f) de or a leña
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    • This will become the first housing scheme in the UK to be communally heated with piped hot water from a single boiler fuelled by waste wood from local timber.
    • You are much less likely to be arrested for destroying London trees if you buy planks of wood from a local timber merchant.
    • He said that in Jepara, the center of Central Java's furniture industry, the quality of teak wood was poor.
  • 2 (wooded area) (often pl) bosque (m) oak wood robledal (m), bosque de robles we went for a walk in the wood(s) fuimos a caminar por el bosque to be out of the wood(s) estar* fuera de peligro or a salvo
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    • No forests, woods or scrub lands are burning out of control.
    • Trees grown in woods and forests do not suffer from this anywhere nearly as badly as lone trees that don't have any neighbours to shelter behind.
    • While U.S. campers backpack through woods and forest lands, Malaysian campers trek through the jungle.
  • 3 [Sport] 3.1 c (in golf) palo (m) de madera 3.2 c (in bowls) bola (f)
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    • All lines feature woods with high lofts, thin grips and lightweight graphite shafts.
    • The precious cargo of two dozen gutta-perch balls, three woods, three irons and a putter arrived at the doorstep of John Reid's new home in Yonkers not a day too soon.
    • I am an enthusiastic if occasional golfer: I can hit the ball well with my woods, but have little control over my irons.
  • 4 (cask, barrel) matured o aged in the wood añejado en barril beer (drawn) from the wood cerveza (f) de barril

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