The fibrous material which makes up the greater part of the stems and branches of trees and shrubby plants, and is found to a less extent in herbaceous stems. It consists of elongated tubular or needle-shaped cells of various kinds, usually interwoven with the shinning bands called silver grain.
(a) See ( Xylem). (b) Sometimes used to indicate firewood and small timber for domestic purposes as distinct from " timber". (c) Any area of land more or less covered with trees. (d) See Stand. ( BCFT).
A natural fibrous material deriving from a variety of trees or shrubs. It is a popular material for sculpting but can decay easily in wet conditions. Wood can be carved using the subtractive process of carving or cut and assembled. Table of Contents About the Curriculum | Units of Study | Field Trip Activity | Resources NJ Resources | Studying Contemporary Sculpture | Public Relations Reference Chart for Standards | Extension Activities | Standards Forming School Partnerships | Acknowledgements | Meet the Team Click here to view outdoor art in parks and gardens in the the United States and around the globe. TERMS AND CONDITIONS INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTER 14 Fairgrounds Road, Suite B Hamilton, NJ 08619 P: 609.689.1051 F: 609.689.1061 SCULPTURE MAGAZINE 1529 18th St. NW Washington, DC 20036 P: 202.234.0555
WOOD 1. Lignified secondarily thickened plant tissue. The structural parts of woody perennials. 2. A small grove of trees of mixed species complete with undergrowth. The size is variable but it does not cover a large area. Wood is a renewable material used in building, ship construction, carpentry and joinery, furniture etc as well as a renewable energy resource.
A club, which can be made of wood or metal, that has a large head and is used for shots requiring greater distance. Usually a numbered set of 5 or more starting with the driver and proceeding to the 5 wood.
originally a club with a wooden head, relatively little loft and a long handle used for driving the ball and/or hitting long shots. Now most "woods" are mad with a metal compound. Example: "The 3 most common woods are driver (1 wood), 3 wood and 5 wood."
many wines are aged or treated in wood containers, ranging in size from fifty to one million gallons. In well-made, well-aged wines this wood lends a characteristic smell and taste--depending upon the type of wood used and the size of the barrel--which is just another facet of the wine. Old wood, contaminated wood, or excessive wood aging will result in an overly woody, sometimes astringent smell and taste.
Matthew Wood (stage name Wood, or sometimes using the nickname Woody) is British Sea Power's drummer. He also designs the band's official website. He is often seen as the quietest member of the band (rarely taking part in interviews), and when seen playing bass on "No Red Indian" it is also evident he is the tallest.
Wood was the 1995 second studio album by Canadian artists Moxy FrÃ¼vous. This noticeably less accessible album saw the band moving in a less electric, more "woodsy" direction, with noticeable country and folk influences and less overt political commentary.
One of the five elements, wood is represented by the east, which rules family and health and by the southeast, which rules wealth. Wood objects and live plants are auspicious in these areas, as are the colors brown, beige and green. Red should be avoided in these areas, since fire, (red) destroys wood.
Also see Chen or Hsun. One of five elements used as a remedy or corrective. It also represents East and SE directions on the compass and bagua. Colors symbolized by green or living plants. This element implies growth and strength.
Wood is a lunar impact crater that lies entirely within the interior of the much larger Landau walled plain, on the far side of Moon. Wood crater is situated along the northwestern part of the floor of Landau, and shares a common northwestern rim with the larger impact. The inner wall of the northwest rim extends inward about halfway toward the crater mid-point, where there is a central peak.
As an energy source, wood logs, chips, or wood products that are used as fuel. Wood is included in the â€œOtherâ€ category for â€œEnergy Sources,â€ â€œSpace-Heating Energy Sources,â€ and â€œPrimary Space-Heating Energy Sources.