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Pieces and amounts of wood for various purposes

board

noun

a thin flat piece of wood or other material that is used for something, for example for making a firm surface or for playing a game

log

noun

a thick piece of wood cut from a tree

stick

noun

a small thin piece of wood or plastic used for a particular purpose

batten

noun

a long piece of wood that is fixed to something in order to hold it in place or make it stronger

duckboards

noun

long wooden boards that you put across muddy ground for people to walk on

stave

noun

a long thin curved piece of wood used for making a large container, for example a barrel

yoke

noun

a wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle

stick

noun

a long strong piece of wood, usually with a handle at the top, that you use to help you to walk

chipboard

noun

a hard material made from small pieces of waste wood pressed together to form boards that are used for making cheap furniture

wood pulp

noun

a substance made from very small pieces of crushed wood, used for making paper

the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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