Examples of bamboo in a Sentence
Bamboo grows in the grove near the house.
We cut down some bamboos.
Recent Examples of bamboo from the Web
Reusable straws in materials like bamboo, silicone, glass, and metal are on the rise, and many are sold with a brush to clean them in-between uses.
The clips, shot by users, range from a dexterous noodle-maker in Chongqing to a shimmying peacock in a bamboo grove, all set to music.
Some have proposed the use of metal, glass, bamboo, or paper straws and all of these have issues for at least some people with disabilities.
Bits of bamboo, velvet worms, and aquatic spiders also found in this amber suggest that the Cretaceous environment was a rain forest, since similar species are commonly found in wet tropical forests today.
In fact, La Chingada is idyllic—full of bamboo groves, palm and mango trees where Mr. López Obrador goes to rest, write and plant more trees.
The contrast of colors created by the bamboo grove rising into the sky and the red bridge parapets evokes the beauty of Japanese scenery like that of Kyoto.
Hundreds of thousands of people attend, wearing traditional summer kimonos called yukatas and sandals made of wood or bamboo.
This is a major threat to the bears in large part because bamboo, their main food source, is so low in nutrients that each bear must roam a lot of land in order to find and eat enough of it.
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BAMBOO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bamboo for English Language Learners
: a tall plant with hard hollow stems that are used for building and to make furniture, tools, etc.
BAMBOO Defined for Kids
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