Definition of pinewood in English:



  • 1mass noun The timber from pine trees.

    as modifier ‘pinewood furniture’
    • ‘He knows the perfume that smells like the feel of newly carved pinewood.’
    • ‘The hallway was brightly lit and the air was of pinewood - just as fresh as in my room, but different.’
    • ‘We all went off to see; at a couple of hundred yard's distance, a patch of rising ground, backed with pinewood, was black with them.’
    • ‘The doors were a type of pinewood with small rectangular windows above the silver knobs.’
    • ‘The Forestry Commission pledges to recreate another 75,000 acres of Caledonian pinewood by 2005.’
    • ‘Dr. Hans brought up the fact that although the alphorns were still made in Switzerland from traditional pinewood, the strapping around the length of the horn was these days made from Thai bamboo.’
    • ‘The bed was a small singular made out of dark pinewood, and the cover was a floral print design.’
    • ‘Sophie stood in front of his closed door, a poster of the Manic Street Preachers adorning the pinewood.’
    • ‘Current threats include losses of native pinewood and wood pasture habitats, changing forest practices including clear felling and underplanting and nutrient enrichment of soils.’
    • ‘Swedish pinewood is generally used in building and is known for its overall strength and durability and would be suitable for building houses or utilizing in the vast industrial sector.’
    • ‘It was of gentle pinewood that relaxed her senses every time she got a whiff of it.’
    • ‘If you have pressure-treated pinewood you can use wood tone to make it look like redwood.’
    • ‘This beautiful pinewood kitchen quickly becomes the center of play for all the children in your family.’
    • ‘A long, pinewood bar took up most of the room where the cowboys could mingle with the panhandlers and enjoy a glass of whiskey.’
    • ‘Timeless beige coverlets sheathed dining tables with regal pinewood chairs tucked neatly against them.’
    • ‘The strong smoky flavour comes from laying the tea leaves on bamboo trays above burning pinewood.’
    • ‘The present sources extracted from a byproduct in the refining of vegetable oils or from the oil obtained from pinewood pulp in papermaking can supply only about 10% of the people in the West.’
    • ‘Lorelei's gift was a rocking horse made of fine pinewood that she had placed an order at a craftsman's shop the past month and had been especially made for Rose.’
    • ‘This was not the first time that fire had engulfed the market which is made of makeshift structures of pinewood, cardbox boards and plastics.’
    • ‘The slightly musky scent of cedar, pinewood, and violets reached my nose.’
  • 2usually pinewoodsA forest of pine trees.

    • ‘It wasn't until I climbed out of the pinewoods above Invercauld that spring finally started to assert itself.’
    • ‘Walk along a river before entering Caledonian pinewoods in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland.’
    • ‘Wilson said there had been a resurgence in interest in restoring native woodlands, resulting in an increase of more than 30,000 hectares in Caledonian pinewoods alone over the past 15 years.’
    • ‘It was a day of galloping gales, thick mists, columns of rain marching across the hills, drenching the pinewoods and the dreary fields.’
    • ‘A true getaway (there is no mobile phone signal) with towering mountains and Caledonian pinewoods, this is one of the remotest valleys in Scotland.’