stave wood

stave wood
noun
large tree of Australasia
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑angiospermous tree, ↑flowering tree

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • WOOD —    Wood has always been used most commonly in the construction of domestic structures that do not require the same level of durability as temples and funerary monuments, which are more typically constructed from brick or stone. Timber became more …   Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • Stave — (st[=a]v), n. [From {Staff}, and corresponding to the pl. staves. See {Staff}.] 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure; esp., one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stave jointer — Stave Stave (st[=a]v), n. [From {Staff}, and corresponding to the pl. staves. See {Staff}.] 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering, or lining of a vessel or structure;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stave — [stāv] n. [ME, taken as sing. of staves, pl. of staf,STAFF1] 1. a) any of the thin, shaped strips of wood or metal, set edge to edge to form or strengthen the wall of a barrel, bucket, etc. b) any similar slat, bar, rung, stay, etc. 2. a stick or …   English World dictionary

  • Stave — can refer to:*Staff (music), a set of five horizontal lines and four spaces used in musical notation *Stave church, a Medieval wooden church with post and beam construction prevalent in Norway *The individual wood strips that form the sides of a… …   Wikipedia

  • stave — ► NOUN 1) any of the lengths of wood fixed side by side to make a barrel, bucket, etc. 2) a strong stick, post, or pole. 3) (also staff) Music a set of five parallel lines on or between any of which a note is written to indicate its pitch. 4) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Stave Puzzles — Infobox Company name = Stave Puzzles, Inc. logo = type = Private genre = foundation = Norwich, Vermont, USA (1974), founder = Steve Richardson, Dave Tibbetts location city = Norwich, Vermont location country = locations = area served = Worldwide… …   Wikipedia

  • Stave church — A stave church is a medieval wooden church with a post and beam construction related to timber framing. The wall frames are filled with vertical planks. The load bearing posts ( stafr in Old Norse) have lent their name to the building technique.… …   Wikipedia

  • stave — Staff Staff (st[.a]f), n.; pl. {Staves} (st[=a]vz or st[aum]vz; 277) or {Staffs} (st[.a]fs) in senses 1 9, {Staffs} in senses 10, 11. [AS. st[ae]f a staff; akin to LG. & D. staf, OFries. stef, G. stab, Icel. stafr, Sw. staf, Dan. stav, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stave — /steɪv / (say stayv) noun 1. one of the thin, narrow, shaped pieces of wood which form the sides of a cask, tub, or similar vessel. 2. a stick, rod, pole, or the like. 3. a rung of a ladder, chair, etc. 4. Prosody a. a verse or stanza of a poem… …   Australian English dictionary


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