Definition of pinewood in US English:



  • 1mass noun The timber of the pine.

    ‘pinewood furniture’
    • ‘The hallway was brightly lit and the air was of pinewood - just as fresh as in my room, but different.’
    • ‘This beautiful pinewood kitchen quickly becomes the center of play for all the children in your family.’
    • ‘This was not the first time that fire had engulfed the market which is made of makeshift structures of pinewood, cardbox boards and plastics.’
    • ‘A long, pinewood bar took up most of the room where the cowboys could mingle with the panhandlers and enjoy a glass of whiskey.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The bed was a small singular made out of dark pinewood, and the cover was a floral print design.’
    • ‘The Forestry Commission pledges to recreate another 75,000 acres of Caledonian pinewood by 2005.’
    • ‘The doors were a type of pinewood with small rectangular windows above the silver knobs.’
    • ‘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 slightly musky scent of cedar, pinewood, and violets reached my nose.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He knows the perfume that smells like the feel of newly carved pinewood.’
    • ‘It was of gentle pinewood that relaxed her senses every time she got a whiff of it.’
    • ‘Sophie stood in front of his closed door, a poster of the Manic Street Preachers adorning the pinewood.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘If you have pressure-treated pinewood you can use wood tone to make it look like redwood.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Timeless beige coverlets sheathed dining tables with regal pinewood chairs tucked neatly against them.’
    • ‘Current threats include losses of native pinewood and wood pasture habitats, changing forest practices including clear felling and underplanting and nutrient enrichment of soils.’
    • ‘The strong smoky flavour comes from laying the tea leaves on bamboo trays above burning pinewood.’
  • 2usually pinewoodsA forest of pines.

    • ‘Walk along a river before entering Caledonian pinewoods in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland.’
    • ‘A true getaway (there is no mobile phone signal) with towering mountains and Caledonian pinewoods, this is one of the remotest valleys in Scotland.’
    • ‘It was a day of galloping gales, thick mists, columns of rain marching across the hills, drenching the pinewoods and the dreary fields.’
    • ‘It wasn't until I climbed out of the pinewoods above Invercauld that spring finally started to assert itself.’
    • ‘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.’