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woodworking

adjective wood·work·ing \ ˈwu̇d-ˌwər-kiŋ \
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of woodworking

: used for woodworking

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First Known Use of woodworking

1839

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woodworking

noun

Definition of woodworking

: the act, process, or occupation of working wood into a useful or desired form

woodworker

play \ˈwu̇d-ˌwər-kər\ noun

Examples of woodworking in a Sentence

  1. His favorite hobby was woodworking.

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First Known Use of woodworking

1858

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WOODWORKING Defined for English Language Learners

woodworking

Definition of woodworking for English Language Learners

  • : the skill or work of making things out of wood


WOODWORKING Defined for Kids

woodworking

noun wood·work·ing \ ˈwu̇d-ˌwər-kiŋ \

Definition of woodworking for Students

: the art or process of shaping or working with wood


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