woodiness


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wood·y

 (wo͝od′ē)
adj. wood·i·er, wood·i·est
1. Forming or consisting of wood; ligneous: woody tissue.
2. Marked by the presence of wood or xylem: woody plants.
3. Characteristic or suggestive of wood: a woody smell.
4. Abounding in trees; wooded.
n. also wood·ie (wo͝od′ē) pl. wood·ies
1. A station wagon with exterior wood paneling.
2. Vulgar Slang An erection of the penis.

wood′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.woodiness - the quality of abounding in trees
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
2.woodiness - texture produced by the fibers in woodwoodiness - texture produced by the fibers in wood
grain - the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"
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Distilled in French Limousin oak casks, this cognac offers a combination of juicy fruit notes, smoky, oaky woodiness and a dry finish.
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The London version of the Paris scent lacked the "heavy woodiness" of the original, Mr Nuyens added.
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Not in a derogatory way, aimed at anyone in particular, but because it would be a great match to their savoury woodiness. When you roll out the cheese board this wine will also tilt its head to one side and say, 'bring it on, I'm made for this'.
Not in a derogatory way, aimed at anyone in particular, but because it would be a great match to their savoury woodiness. When you roll out the cheese board, this wine will also tilt its head to one side and say, 'Bring it on, I'm made for this'.
Aesthetically, it was pleasing in its inexactness, rambling and irregular lines, its woodiness.
Apiaceae can be considered a predominantly herbaceous derivative of Araliaceae in which instances of secondary woodiness, which would involve paedomorphosis (Carlquist, 2009), occur.
passiflorae (Pereira) Goncalves and Rosato, and passion fruit woodiness, the most important disease of the crop, primarily caused by cowpea aphid-borne mosaic virus (CABMV) (CERQUEIRA-SILVA et al., 2014).
The Mendoza is meant for Malbec wines and designed to emulate the "fresh woodiness" of a new, French oak barrel as well as boost "fruit juiciness" while providing a structural backbone to the wine.
The Crimean Port was more promising: "a raisin smell, has character, bitter aftertaste." In Tsinandali, the eponymous red from 1970 was "woody and acetic," while the 1971 vintage "shows less [volatility], also woodiness not so noticeable." At dinner in Tbilisi, a bottle of Gurjaani was "too old, has volatility, sharp and woody.