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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wood that is easy to saw (from conifers such as pine or fir).

Usage examples (38)
  • So, was this decision – the one on softwood, that is – a surprise?
  • Woods are classified as either hardwood or softwood.
  • Danish oil doesn't work so well on softwood such as pine.
  • If we have to cut the timbers" all we have is softwood. " for more
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