carpentry


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car·pen·try

 (kär′pən-trē)
n.
1. The work or trade of a carpenter.
2. Woodwork done by a carpenter: a room that was appointed with fine carpentry.

carpentry

(ˈkɑːpɪntrɪ)
n
1. (Crafts) the art or technique of working wood
2. (Crafts) the work produced by a carpenter; woodwork

car•pen•try

(ˈkɑr pən tri)

n.
1. the trade of a carpenter.
2. the work produced by a carpenter.
3. the way in which something, esp. a work of literature, is structured.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old North French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpentry - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of woodcarpentry - 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"
Translations
نِـجَارَةنِجارَه
tesařinatesařství
snedkerarbejdetømrerarbejde
puusepäntyö
tesarija
ácsmesterség
trésmíîi
大工仕事
목수일
tesárčina
tesarstvo
snickeriarbete
ที่เกี่ยวกับช่างไม้
nghề thợ mộc

carpentry

[ˈkɑːpɪntrɪ] Ncarpintería f

carpentry

[ˈkɑːrpɪntri] n
(= profession) → charpenterie f, métier m de charpentier (= joinery) → menuiserie f
(= skill) → menuiserie f
He's no good at carpentry → Il n'est pas bon en menuiserie.
(= woodwork) (at school)classe f de travaux manuels

carpentry

nZimmerhandwerk nt, → (Bau)tischlerei f; (as hobby) → Tischlern nt

carpentry

[ˈkɑːpɪntrɪ] ncarpenteria

carpenter

(ˈkaːpəntə) noun
a craftsman in wood.
ˈcarpentry noun
the work of a carpenter.

carpentry

نِـجَارَة tesařství tømrerarbejde Zimmerhandwerk ξυλουργική carpintería puusepäntyö menuiserie tesarija falegnameria 大工仕事 목수일 timmerwerk snekkerarbeid stolarstwo carpintaria плотничные работы snickeriarbete ที่เกี่ยวกับช่างไม้ marangozluk nghề thợ mộc 木工工作
References in classic literature ?
He might have had many more books from Bartle Massey, but he had no time for reading "the commin print," as Lisbeth called it, so busy as he was with figures in all the leisure moments which he did not fill up with extra carpentry.
All of the work for the building, such as brickmaking, brick-masonry, carpentry, blacksmithing, etc., would be done by the students.
I had never done any carpentry or such-like work in my life, and I spent day after day in experimental chopping and binding among the trees.
Over the little mantelshelf, was a picture of the 'Sarah Jane' lugger, built at Sunderland, with a real little wooden stern stuck on to it; a work of art, combining composition with carpentry, which I considered to be one of the most enviable possessions that the world could afford.
Caleb Garth had undertaken it, had failed during its progress, and before the interior fittings were begun had retired from the management of the business; and when referring to the Hospital he often said that however Bulstrode might ring if you tried him, he liked good solid carpentry and masonry, and had a notion both of drains and chimneys.
After this he resigned himself to a perfectly simple life, occupied with the writing of poetry, the care of pets, gardening, and carpentry. The bulk of his work consists of long moralizing poems, prosy, prolix, often trivial, and to-day largely unreadable.
By surveying, carpentry, and day-labor of various other kinds in the village in the meanwhile, for I have as many trades as fingers, I had earned $13.34.
Some 145 students from colleges around Yorkshire will be competing in different classes, ranging from carpentry to building and painting and decorating.
After one last push, the instructors would call an end to all work and rate the apprentices' craftsmanship, choosing top performers in the four-year millwrighting, floor covering, interior systems and carpentry programs, and in the five-year cabinetmaking program.
Carpentry has been added to the timetable at a Teesside school as youngsters snap up the opportunity to learn a new skill.
People received training in the areas of masonry, carpentry and computers to name a few.
This Ohio Integrated Technical and Academic Competency (ITAC) profile provides the professional or occupational competencies deemed essential for a graduate to perform proficiently in carpentry when he or she graduates from the specialization work force development program in industrial and engineering systems.