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lacewood

(ˈleɪsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) the wood of an Australian tree (Cardwellia sublimia)
2. (Plants) the wood of either of two varieties of plane tree (Platanus occidentalis or Platanus acerifolia)
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Noun1.lacewood - variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore treelacewood - variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree
plane tree, platan, sycamore - any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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Now that it's finished, the car's features include an extremely plush interior worthy of the finest parlor, individual and adjustable seats, brocade upholstery and lacewood trim panels.
No two Mulliner veneers are the same and the skill demonstrated by the Crewe-based craftspeople comes initially from selecting exactly the right piece of wood for its unique qualities, such as the speckling of Lacewood that mimics the rippling of the windswept desert sand.
Other Yorkshire schools which were awarded cash included Handsworth Grange, Sheffield, which won PS100,000 as a national finalist in the secondary school category and Lacewood Primary School, Barnsley, which has won PS50,000 in the primary school category.
a fictional American corporation, and the story of the final few months in the life of Laura Bodey, a Lacewood, Illinois woman stricken with ovarian cancer, probably due to exposure from the local Clare chemical plant.
LACEWOOD IS A TERM THAT HAS BEEN ADOPTED by many wood species from around the world.
Lacewood Gardens, off Tanyard Lane, in Alvechurch, is being developed by home builder Persmimmon Homes South Midlands.
The building's dark-grey porphyry stone and Brazilian lacewood gallery interiors could not be more fitting for a museum, contrasting beautifully with the light stonework of the exterior facade.
A graceful low table of French walnut and lacewood by furniture designer and sculptor Joseph Walsh of Cork remained from a previous exhibition of his work.
Made of Australian lacewood, the custom headboard includes a niche for storing treasures.
Home of Clare Soap and Chemical, Lacewood is on the verge of producing ecological disaster; Laura's personal plight speaks to larger themes of environment, corporate greed, and human nature.
One of the more unusual pieces commissioned was an exquisite knife box made by Nicola from walnut and lacewood for a client in America, which was a gift for his unborn grandson.