♦ wood

♦ wood /wʊd/
A n.
1 (spesso al pl.) bosco; foresta; selva: a clearing in the wood, una radura nel bosco; The mountains are covered with thick woods, le montagne sono coperte da fitte foreste
2 [u] legno; legname; legna: hard [soft] wood, legno duro [dolce]; a house made of wood, una casa di legno; to chop wood, spaccare la legna; Go and fetch some more wood, va' a prendere dell'altra legna!
3 (solo al sing.) botte; barile; fusto: beer (drawn) from the wood, birra spillata dalla botte; whisky aged in the wood, whisky invecchiato in fusto
4 (pl.) (mus.) strumenti a fiato in legno; legni
5 manico (di legno); impugnatura
6 (bocce) boccino
7 (sport: calcio) montante (o traversa) della porta; legno
8 (golf) mazza di legno; legno
9 (tennis) telaio (della racchetta)
10 legno; (fig. raro) stoffa (fig.); sostanza: I don't know what wood he's made of, non so di che stoffa sia fatto (o che tipo d'individuo sia)
B a. attr.
(anche fig.) di legno; ligneo: a wood bowl, una boccia di legno; a wood statue, una statua lignea
● (chim.) wood alcohol, alcol di legno; alcol metilico; metanolo □ (bot.) wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa), anemone dei boschi □ wood block, blocchetto di legno (per pavimenti, ecc.); (tipogr.) matrice di legno; (arte) blocchetto di legno per xilografia □ (grafica) wood-block printing, xilografia (il processo) □ wood-burning, a legna: a wood-burning stove, una stufa a legna □ wood-carver, intagliatore □ wood-carving, intaglio (o scultura) in legno □ wood coal, carbone di legna; (anche) lignite □ (zool.) wood dove = wood pigeon ► sotto □ wood-engraver, incisore su legno; xilografo □ wood-engraving, incisione su legno; xilografia di testa □ wood filler, stucco; turapori □ (edil.) wood floor (o wood flooring), parquet □ (edil.) wood floor laying, installazione del parquet □ wood flour, farina (o polvere) di legno □ wood-house, legnaia □ (zool.) wood-lark (Lullula arborea), tottavilla □ (bot.) wood-lily, (Convallaria majalis) mughetto; (Pyrola minor) piroletta soldanina □ (mitol.) wood nymph, ninfa dei boschi; driade □ wood paper, carta di pasta di legno □ (zool.) wood pigeon, (Columba palumbus) colombaccio; (Columba oenas) colombella □ wood pulp, pasta di legno; cellulosa □ (mecc.) wood screw, vite da legno □ wood seasoning, stagionatura del legno □ (bot.) wood-sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), acetosella; trifoglio acetoso; alleluia; luiula □ wood spirit = wood alcohol ► sopra □ wood stove, stufa a legna □ (chim.) wood tar, catrame vegetale (o tratto dal legno) □ wood-turner, tornitore di legno □ wood turning, tornitura del legno □ (chim.) wood vinegar, acido pirolegnoso □ wood wool, lana di legno □ (volg. USA) to get wood, avere un'erezione □ (naut.: di barca, ecc.) on the wood, priva di sartiame; a naviglio nudo □ (fig.) to be out of the wood, esser fuori dei guai (o fuori pericolo) □ to take to the woods, darsi alla macchia □ (fig.) to be unable to see the wood for the trees, perdersi nei dettagli; non vedere l'essenziale □ (fam.) Touch wood!, tocca ferro! (per scaramanzia).
(to) wood /wʊd/
A v. t. (raro)
1 rimboschire
2 rifornire di legna (o di legname)
B v. i.
(raro) fare legna; rifornirsi di legna.

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