black oak


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black oak

n.
Either of two deciduous oaks trees, Quercus velutina of eastern North America or Q. kelloggii of California and Oregon, having glossy lobed leaves with sharp tips, blackish bark, and durable wood.

black′ oak′


n.
any of several oak trees, as Quercus velutina, characterized by a blackish bark.
[1625–35, Amer.]
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Noun1.black oak - medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanningblack oak - medium to large deciduous timber tree of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada having dark outer bark and yellow inner bark used for tanning; broad five-lobed leaves are bristle-tipped
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
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The massive chimneypiece was of black oak, and above it were carved the arms of the House of Fentolin.
The atmosphere of the place had suddenly become horrible,--the faint odor of burning leaves, the pictures, almost like caricatures, which mocked her from the walls, the grinning idols, the strangely shaped weapons in their cases of black oak. She faltered as she crossed the room, but recovered herself.
She had swept the hearth, and made a bright blazing fire for our reception; the servant had just brought in the tea-tray; and Rose was producing the sugar-basin and tea-caddy from the cupboard in the black oak side-board, that shone like polished ebony, in the cheerful parlour twilight.
At one end of the hall is the great staircase all in black oak, as dismal as may be, and on either side are tall doors with stags' heads over them, leading to the billiard-room and the library, and the great yellow saloon and the morning-rooms.
Even when--as it happened once or twice--both the servants left the room together he remained carefully natural, industriously hungry, laboriously at his ease, as though he had wanted to cheat the black oak sideboard, the heavy curtains, the stiff-backed chairs, into the belief of an unstained happiness.
Its black oak planks are fastened together with thousands of iron rivets.
This sale to AEP included approximately 724mw of net operating capacity comprising the following projects: Black Oak Getty Wind in Minnesota and Apple Blossom Wind in Michigan, as well as Sempra Energy's interests in jointly-owned projects with BP Wind Energy: Auwahi Wind in Hawaii (wind and battery storage), Flat Ridge 2 Wind in Kansas, Mehoopany Wind in Pennsylvania, Cedar Creek 2 Wind in Colorado, and Fowler Ridge 2 Wind in Indiana.
The agreement to sell the remainder of Sempra Renewables, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, includes the Black Oak Getty Wind project in Minnesota and the Apple Blossom Wind project in Michigan and its interests in the following projects jointly owned with BP Wind Energy: Auwahi Wind in Hawaii (wind and battery storage), Flat Ridge 2 Wind in Kansas, Mehoopany Wind in Pennsylvania, Cedar Creek 2 Wind in Colorado, and Fowler Ridge 2 Wind in Indiana.
Wood carver James O'Neal created the 6ft 2in tall Arnie from a black oak tree trunk.
Our international property development division's main assets are two property development projects: one located north of Houston, Texas (referred to as our 'Black Oak' project) and one located near Washington D.C.
Its through living/dining room has black oak beams set within white walls and ceiling, and an open brick-built fireplace with tiled hearth which make it a very pretty living space.