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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded; A branch or a part of a tree that is no longer living.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : He cut the deadwood from his staff
  • This is often referred to as the deadwood dilemma.
  • "We support management to promote more deadwood in pine forests as the level of natural deadwood is generally too low."
  • Here and there she arranged natural objects — seashells, stones, weathered deadwood from the timberline in the High Sierra. for more
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