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bass·wood

 (băs′wo͝od′)
n.
1. See linden.
2. The soft, light-colored wood of any species of linden. It is used in making crates and boxes, in carving, and in millwork.

[bass, linden bark (alteration of bast) + wood.]
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basswood

(ˈbæsˌwʊd)
n
1. (Plants) any of several North American linden trees, esp Tilia americana
2. (Plants) the soft light-coloured wood of any of these trees, used for furniture
[C19: from bass3; see bast]
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bass•wood

(ˈbæsˌwʊd)

n.
1. any of several New World linden trees.
2. the wood of such a tree.
[1660–70, Amer.; bass3 + wood1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basswood - soft light-colored wood of any of various linden treesbasswood - soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
linden tree, basswood, lime tree, linden, lime - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
2.basswood - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowersbasswood - any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber
genus Tilia, Tilia - deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
basswood, linden - soft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees; used in making crates and boxes and in carving and millwork
American basswood, American lime, Tilia americana - large American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown
small-leaved lime, small-leaved linden, Tilia cordata - large spreading European linden with small dark green leaves; often cultivated as an ornamental
Tilia heterophylla, white basswood, cottonwood - American basswood of the Allegheny region
Japanese lime, Japanese linden, Tilia japonica - medium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental
silver lime, silver linden, Tilia tomentosa - large tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side; widely cultivated as an ornamental
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Neither shall we dwell upon the changes of climate and productions, as the voyagers swept down from north to south, across several degrees of latitude; arriving at the regions of oaks and sycamores; of mulberry and basswood trees; of paroquets and wild turkeys.
A deep and careless incision had been made into each tree, near its root, into which little spouts, formed of the I bark of the alder, or of the sumach, were fastened; and a trough, roughly dug out of the linden, or basswood, was I lying at the root of each tree, to catch the sap that flowed from this extremely wasteful and inartificial arrangement.
Sunday by a resident who reported seeing four people pulling on car door handles in the area of Basswood Drive and Ashwood Court.
In preparing the material for the removal of salt, the team behind the latest study started with American Basswood and treated it to remove the hemicellulose, strands that hold cellulose in place, along with lignin, which gives wood its brown texture and rigid form.
reached agreements with Basswood Capital Management, its largest shareholder, and Jacobs Asset Management, LLC, its third largest shareholder.
MidSouth Bancorp Inc (NYSE:MSL) revealed on Tuesday that it reached agreements with its largest and third largest shareholders, Basswood Capital Management and Jacobs Asset Management LLC (JAM), respectively, whereby both Basswood and JAM were granted the right to have one non-voting observer attend the company's board of director meetings, for a minimum of two years.
(NYSE: MSL) has said that it has signed agreements with its largest shareholder Basswood Capital Management and Jacobs Asset Management Llc (JAM), its third largest shareholder.
MidSouth Bancorp announced it has reached agreements with Basswood Capital Management, its largest shareholder, and Jacobs Asset Management, its third largest shareholder.
Meanwhile, it's a race against time to stop Basswood and Laura (Katherine Parkinson) must put her reputation and life on the line if she is going to have any hope of saving the Synths.
Meanwhile, it's a race against time to stop Basswood, and Laura (Katherine Parkinson) must put her reputation and life on the line if she is going to have any hope of saving the Synths.
HUMANS Thursday, Channel 4, 9pm LAURA is in a race against time to stop Basswood. Meanwhile, it looks as if Niska, is at journey's end, while Mia, Leo and Max face a final battle.
Basswood. Her reputation is already on the line - but is she willing to give up her family and her freedom to save the Synths?