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Pronunciation: /wʊd/

Translation of wood in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (material) madera (feminine); (firewood) leña (feminine) it's made of wood es de madera throw some more wood on the fire echa más leña al fuego to touch wood o (American English/inglés norteamericano) knock on wood tocar* madera (before noun/delante del nombre) wood carver tallista (masculine and feminine) wood stove (for heating) estufa (feminine) de or a leña (for cooking) cocina (feminine) or (Colombia) (Mexico/México) estufa (feminine) de or a leña
    Example sentences
    • 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 plural/frecuentemente plural) bosque (masculine) oak wood robledal (masculine), 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
    Example sentences
    • 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/Deporte] 3.1 countable/numerable (in golf) palo (masculine) de madera 3.2 countable/numerable (in bowls) bola (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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