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wood·work

 (wo͝od′wûrk′)
n.
Objects made of or work done in wood, especially wooden interior fittings in a house, as moldings, doors, staircases, or windowsills.
Idiom:
out of the woodwork
Out of obscurity or a place of seclusion: People were coming out of the woodwork to apply for the desirable job.

woodwork

(ˈwʊdˌwɜːk)
n
1. (Crafts) the art, craft, or skill of making things in wood; carpentry
2. (Building) components made of wood, such as doors, staircases, etc

wood•work

(ˈwʊdˌwɜrk)

n.
1. objects or parts made of wood.
2. interior wooden fittings, esp. of a house, as doors, stairways, or moldings.
Idioms:
come out of the woodwork, to emerge, as from a hiding place.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodwork - work made of wood; especially moldings or stairways or furniture
cabinetwork - woodwork finished by hand by a cabinetmaker
joinery - fine woodwork done by a joiner
millwork - woodwork that has been machined at a mill
piece of work, work - a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
2.woodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of woodwoodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
cabinetry, cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
cabinetmaking, joinery - the craft of a joiner
stud - provide with or construct with studs; "stud the wall"
dado - cut a dado into or fit into a dado
dado - provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"
articulate, joint - provide with a joint; "the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood"

woodwork

noun carpentry, joinery Joseph instructs a class in woodwork.
Translations
أشْغال الخَشَبأَعْمَالُ الـخَشْبمَنْجور
truhlařina
træværksnedkerarbejdetømrerarbejde
maalitolppapuuosatpuutyöylärima
drvenarija
ácsmunkafamunka
trésmíîitréverk
木工部
목공품
drevená konštrukciapráce z dreva
snickerier
ağaç işleridoğramacılıkmarangozluktahta işi
nghề mộc

woodwork

[ˈwʊdwɜːk] N
1. (= craft) → carpintería f
2. (= wooden parts) → enmaderado m, maderaje m
they come crawling out of the woodwork (fig) → aparecen de no se sabe dónde

woodwork

[ˈwʊdwɜːrk] n
(= craft) → menuiserie f
My hobby is woodwork → Je fais de la menuiserie.
(in house, room) (= things made of wood) → boiseries fpl

woodwork

[ˈwʊdˌwɜːk] n
a. (craft, subject) → falegnameria
b. (wooden parts of room) → parti fpl in legno

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.

woodwork

أَعْمَالُ الـخَشْب truhlařina træværk Holzarbeit ξύλινη επένδυση carpintería puuosat menuiserie drvenarija falegnameria 木工部 목공품 houtwerk treverk stolarka carpintaria деревянные изделия snickerier สิ่งของภายในบ้านที่ทำจากไม้ เช่นกรอบประตู หน้าต่าง บันได ağaç işleri nghề mộc 木制品
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While the train flashed through never-ending miles of ripe wheat, by country towns and bright-flowered pastures and oak groves wilting in the sun, we sat in the observation car, where the woodwork was hot to the touch and red dust lay deep over everything.
Its whole visible exterior was ornamented with quaint figures, conceived in the grotesqueness of a Gothic fancy, and drawn or stamped in the glittering plaster, composed of lime, pebbles, and bits of glass, with which the woodwork of the walls was overspread.
The river banks were rather high, and the bridge, instead of rising, went across just level, so that in the middle, if the river was full, the water would be nearly up to the woodwork and planks; but as there were good substantial rails on each side, people did not mind it.
But it came nearer still, and still nearer--and at last it was right in the room: it was merely a mouse gnawing the woodwork.
We didn't say anything, and so it was very still for a second or so, and there warn't no sounds but the screaking of the woodwork and the chug-chugging of the machinery down below.
The woodwork creaked and seemed to cry out as if in pain.
The great square salon has four windows, modestly cased in woodwork painted gray.
It had been so forcibly driven against the jamb that part of the woodwork was splintered.
Branches of pines and hemlocks were stuck in each of the fissures that offered in the unseasoned and hastily completed woodwork of both the building and its furniture; while festoons and hieroglyphics met the eye in vast profusion along the brown sides of the scratch-coated walls.
The woodwork, throughout, is of a dark hue and there is much carving about it, with but a trifling variety of pattern for, time out of mind, the carvers of Vondervotteimittiss have never been able to carve more than two objects -- a time-piece and a cabbage.
Luigi scratched with a pin on the woodwork in a manner that produced no more noise than a spider might make as he fastened his thread.
At the same moment there rose from the house a rending, crashing sound of woodwork, broken or thrown about, mixed with a quick scream so appalling that Adam, stout of heart as he undoubtedly was, felt his blood turn into ice.