pine·​wood | \ ˈpīn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce pinewood (audio) \

Definition of pinewood

1 : the wood of the pine tree
2 : a wood of pines often used in plural but singular or plural in construction

Examples of pinewood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This dopey pinewood derby comedy isn’t overtly LDS, but it was shot in St. George and is sort of Mormon-ish. Scott D. Pierce, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 July 2021 Four versions of the sled were made: a pinewood one that appears early on (and was later sold at auction for $233,500) and three balsa wood copies for the movie's fiery conclusion. CNN, 16 July 2021 Few cyclists use the velodrome's Siberian pinewood floor to train and Brazil didn't field a single competitor for Tokyo, despite promises the facility would be an incubator. David Biller And Mauricio Savarese, Star Tribune, 13 July 2021 Last month, the couple returned to the Boundary Waters for the first time — with Kelly secretly planning an excursion to Horseshoe Island and hiding a custom pinewood ring box. Madison Karas, Star Tribune, 30 June 2021 My son was in cub scouts and had a pinewood derby (miniature wood car racing event). John Benson, cleveland, 21 Apr. 2021 This sturdy piece of decor is handmade from pinewood with a warm walnut wood stain that gives it a vintage look. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Sep. 2020 Racers compete for pinewood glory at Joel Redfearn’s modest rambler house in St. George, in southwestern Utah. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Science, 3 June 2020 In 1963 Inman’s dad took him to his first pinewood derby event. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Science, 3 June 2020

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First Known Use of pinewood

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Jul 2021

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“Pinewood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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