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pine 1

 (pīn)
n.
1. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Pinus, having fascicles of needle-shaped leaves and producing woody seed-bearing cones. These trees are widely cultivated for ornament and shade and for their timber and resinous sap, which yields turpentine and pine tar.
2. Any of various other coniferous trees, such as the Norfolk Island pine.
3. The wood of any of these trees.

[Middle English, from Old English pīn, from Latin pīnus; see peiə- in Indo-European roots.]

pine 2

 (pīn)
v. pined, pin·ing, pines
v.intr.
1. To feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire.
2. To wither or waste away from longing or grief: pined away and died.
v.tr. Archaic
To grieve or mourn for.
n. Archaic
Intense longing or grief.

[Middle English pinen, from pine, suffering, from Old English pīne, punishment, torment, from Vulgar Latin *pēna, variant of Latin poena, penalty, from Greek poinē; see kwei- in Indo-European roots.]

pine

(paɪn)
n
1. (Plants) any evergreen resinous coniferous tree of the genus Pinus, of the N hemisphere, with long needle-shaped leaves and brown cones: family Pinaceae. See also longleaf pine, nut pine, pitch pine, Scots pine
2. (Plants) any other tree or shrub of the family Pinaceae
3. (Forestry) the wood of any of these trees
4. (Plants) any of various similar but unrelated plants, such as ground pine and screw pine
[Old English pīn, from Latin pīnus pine]

pine

(paɪn)
vb
1. (intr; often foll by for or an infinitive) to feel great longing or desire; yearn
2. (often foll by: away) to become ill, feeble, or thin through worry, longing, etc
3. (tr) archaic to mourn or grieve for
[Old English pīnian to torture, from pīn pain, from Medieval Latin pēna, from Latin poena pain]

Pine

(paɪn)
n
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pine1

(paɪn)

n.
1. any evergreen tree of the genus Pinus, having needlelike leaves borne in bundles and woody cones enclosing winged seeds: valued for their wood and their resinous products, as turpentine.
2. the wood of a pine tree.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English pīn < Latin pīnus]

pine2

(paɪn)

v. pined, pin•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to yearn deeply; long painfully: to pine for one's family.
2. to fail gradually in health or vitality from grief, regret, or longing (often fol. by away).
v.t.
3. Archaic. to suffer grief or regret over.
n.
4. Archaic. painful longing.
[before 900; Middle English: to torment, be in pain; Old English pīnian to torture, derivative of pīn torture (Middle English pine) « Latin poena punishment. See pain]
syn: See yearn.

pine

(pīn)
Any of various evergreen trees that bear cones and have clusters of needle-shaped leaves. Pines are found chiefly in cooler temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere.

pine

  • Japanese garden - Often uses bamboo, mondo grasses, pine, and small pools of water containing koi.
  • pine, pinecone - Pine, the tree, is from Latin pinus, from Indo-European pei-, "resin"; pinecones were originally called pineapples.
  • pine, fir, spruce - Pine, fir, and spruce are quite different from each other, though they are all conifers; pine has clusters of long, needle-shaped leaves, spruce is a type of fir, and the only scientific difference between the two is that spruces have rectangular needles while firs have flat, needle-shaped leaves.
  • pinot - A variant of French pineau, a diminutive of pine, from the shape of the clusters of grapes.

pine


Past participle: pined
Gerund: pining

Imperative
pine
pine
Present
I pine
you pine
he/she/it pines
we pine
you pine
they pine
Preterite
I pined
you pined
he/she/it pined
we pined
you pined
they pined
Present Continuous
I am pining
you are pining
he/she/it is pining
we are pining
you are pining
they are pining
Present Perfect
I have pined
you have pined
he/she/it has pined
we have pined
you have pined
they have pined
Past Continuous
I was pining
you were pining
he/she/it was pining
we were pining
you were pining
they were pining
Past Perfect
I had pined
you had pined
he/she/it had pined
we had pined
you had pined
they had pined
Future
I will pine
you will pine
he/she/it will pine
we will pine
you will pine
they will pine
Future Perfect
I will have pined
you will have pined
he/she/it will have pined
we will have pined
you will have pined
they will have pined
Future Continuous
I will be pining
you will be pining
he/she/it will be pining
we will be pining
you will be pining
they will be pining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pining
you have been pining
he/she/it has been pining
we have been pining
you have been pining
they have been pining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pining
you will have been pining
he/she/it will have been pining
we will have been pining
you will have been pining
they will have been pining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pining
you had been pining
he/she/it had been pining
we had been pining
you had been pining
they had been pining
Conditional
I would pine
you would pine
he/she/it would pine
we would pine
you would pine
they would pine
Past Conditional
I would have pined
you would have pined
he/she/it would have pined
we would have pined
you would have pined
they would have pined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pine - a coniferous treepine - a coniferous tree      
genus Pinus, Pinus - type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines
pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
pinon, pinyon - any of several low-growing pines of western North America
Pinus glabra, spruce pine - large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood
Pinus nigra, black pine - large two-needled timber pine of southeastern Europe
northern pitch pine, Pinus rigida, pitch pine - large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine
Pinus serotina, pond pine - large three-needled pine of sandy swamps of southeastern United States; needles longer than those of the northern pitch pine
European nut pine, Pinus pinea, stone pine, umbrella pine - medium-sized two-needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds
arolla pine, cembra nut tree, Pinus cembra, Swiss pine, Swiss stone pine - large five-needled European pine; yields cembra nuts and a resinous exudate
mugho pine, mugo pine, Pinus mugo, Swiss mountain pine, dwarf mountain pine, mountain pine - low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two
ancient pine, Pinus longaeva - small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops
white pine - any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
yellow pine - any of various pines having yellow wood
Jeffrey pine, Jeffrey's pine, Pinus jeffreyi, black pine - tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine
lodgepole, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta, shore pine, spruce pine - shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
Pinus contorta murrayana, Sierra lodgepole pine - tall subspecies of lodgepole pine
frankincense pine, loblolly pine, Pinus taeda - tall spreading three-needled pine of southeastern United States having reddish-brown fissured bark and a full bushy upper head
jack pine, Pinus banksiana - slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark
swamp pine - any of several pines that prefer or endure moist situations such as loblolly pine or longleaf pine
Canadian red pine, Pinus resinosa, red pine - pine of eastern North America having long needles in bunches of two and reddish bark
Pinus sylvestris, Scotch fir, Scotch pine, Scots pine - medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark
Jersey pine, Pinus virginiana, scrub pine, Virginia pine - common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2
Monterey pine, Pinus radiata - tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark
bristlecone pine, Pinus aristata, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine - small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old
hickory pine, Pinus pungens, prickly pine, table-mountain pine - a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales
knobcone pine, Pinus attenuata - medium-sized three-needled pine of the Pacific coast of the United States having a prominent knob on each scale of the cone
Japanese red pine, Japanese table pine, Pinus densiflora - pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental
Japanese black pine, Pinus thunbergii, black pine - large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog
2.pine - straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus
pine, pine tree, true pine - a coniferous tree
knotty pine - pine lumber with many knots; used especially for paneling and furniture
white pine - soft white wood of white pine trees
yellow pine - hard yellowish wood of a yellow pine
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Verb1.pine - have a desire for something or someone who is not presentpine - have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
die - languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave"
hanker, long, yearn - desire strongly or persistently

pine

verb waste, decline, weaken, sicken, sink, flag, fade, decay, dwindle, wither, wilt, languish, droop While away from her children, she pined dreadfully.
pine for something or someone
1. long, ache, crave, yearn, sigh, carry a torch, eat your heart out over, suspire (archaic or poetic) She was pining for her lost husband.

pine

verb
1. To have a strong longing for:
Informal: hone.
2. To waste away from longing or grief.Also used with away:
Translations
خَشَب الصّنوبَرصُنَوْبَرصنوبَريَذوب حَسْرَةً ، يَشْتاقيَهْزُل، يَهِن، يَضْعُف
borovicechřadnoutsosnatoužit
fyrretræfyrretræs-længessygne henfyr
mänd
mäntypetäjäpiinahonka
bor
fenyő
furafuruviîuròráveslast upp
マツ
소나무
pinus
diltilgotiesnīktpriedepriedes
pin
borovicaborovicovýz borovice
bor
bor
tall
ต้นสน
çameriyip bitmeközlemeksararıp solmak
сосна
cây thông

pine

1 [paɪn]
A. Npino m
B. CPD pine cone Npiña f
pine grove Npinar m
pine kernel Npiñón m
pine marten Nmarta f
pine needle Naguja f de pino
pine nut Npiñón m
pine tree Npino m

pine

2 [paɪn] VI (also to pine away) → consumirse, languidecer
to pine for sth/sbsuspirar por algo/algn

pine

[ˈpaɪn]
n
(also pine tree) → pin m
(= timber) → pin
made of pine → en pin
All their furniture is made of pine → Tous leurs meubles sont en pin.
modif
[forest] → de pins pine grove, pine kernel
[furniture] → en pin
a pine table → une table en pin
vilanguir
pine away
vidépérir
pine for
vt fusse languir de

pine

:
pine cone
pine forest
nKiefernwald m
pine marten
nBaummarder m
pine needle
nKiefernnadel f
pine tree
nKiefer f
pine wood
nKiefernwald m; (= material)Kiefernholz nt

pine

1
nKiefer f

pine

2
vi
to pine for somebody/somethingsich nach jdm/etw sehnen or verzehren
(= pine away, be sad)sich vor Kummer verzehren

pine

1 [paɪn] n (also pine tree) → pino

pine

2 [paɪn] vi to pine for sb/sthsentire tanto la mancanza di qn/qc
pine away vi + advlanguire, deperire

pine1

(pain) noun
1. any of several kinds of evergreen trees with cones (ˈpine-cones) and needlelike leaves ( ˈpine-needles).
2. its wood. The table is made of pine; (also adjective) a pine table.

pine2

(pain) verb
1. (often with away) to lose strength, become weak (with pain, grief etc). Since his death she has been pining (away).
2. (usually with for) to want (something) very much; to long (for someone or something, or to do something). He knew that his wife was pining for home.

pine

صُنَوْبَر borovice fyrretræ Kiefer πεύκο pino mänty pin bor pino マツ 소나무 pijnboom furu sosna pinheiro, pinho сосна tall ต้นสน çam cây thông 松树
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The early morning was wonderfully still, and the sun, just clearing the pine trees towards Weybridge, was already warm.
The keen air of the mountains and the balsamic odour of the pine trees took the place of nurse and mother to the young girl.
The April wind was filling the pine trees with its roundelay, and the grove was alive with robins -- great, plump, saucy fellows, strutting along the paths.
The house was surrounded by pine trees and there was no grass beneath the trees.
Fifteen miles north of London, a man lay by the roadside in the shadow of a plantation of pine trees, through which he had staggered only a few minutes ago.
Our road wound through the pleasant valley of the Susquehanna; the river, dotted with innumerable green islands, lay upon our right; and on the left, a steep ascent, craggy with broken rock, and dark with pine trees.
He was so very tall that he carried a pine tree, which was eight feet through the butt, for a walking stick.
Seeing himself lost, he climbed up a giant pine tree and sat there to see what he could see.
And I, you, and he; and we, ye, and they, are all bats; and I'm a crow, especially when I stand a'top of this pine tree here.
The bough of a broken pine tree lashed heavily in the blast against the windowpane behind them, as if in parody of a burglar, but they did not turn round.
She was standing outside the garden fence, in the shadow of a great pine tree, looking not at him, for she was unaware of his presence, but at the virginal bloom of the plum trees in a far corner, with all her delight in it outblossoming freely in her face.
He then climbed the bank close to where the captain was concealed, and, rearing himself on his hind quarters, in a sitting position, put his forepaws against a young pine tree, and began to cut the bark with his teeth.