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synonyms for woody

  • arboraceous
  • ligneous
  • sylvan
  • wooded
  • wooden
  • xyloid
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That twisting action is due to how the pods’ woody fibers line up at the microscopic level.
NO TREES WERE HARMED TO 3-D PRINT THIS PIECE OF WOODKATIE GRACE CARPENTERSEPTEMBER 23, 2022SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Grasses and other plants in nonforest ecosystems would need to expend just over 1 percent of their energy stores, largely because such plants are far shorter and have less resistance to the flow of sap within their tissues than woody plants do.
THE WORLDWIDE WATER-LIFTING POWER OF PLANTS IS ENORMOUSSID PERKINSSEPTEMBER 6, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
There’s no species called a “bonsai tree” — the word literally means “tree in a pot,” and virtually any woody tree or shrub can be trained as a bonsai.
IN PRAISE OF TINY TREESMAX FALKOWITZDECEMBER 17, 2021VOX
Woody said she has learned of disruptions of other Zoom events in a similar way that are being referred to as “Zoom bombing” incidents.
D.C.’S MARY’S HOUSE EVENT DISRUPTED BY ‘ZOOM BOMBING’LOU CHIBBARO JR.MARCH 24, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Woody said 60 people from across the country registered for the event, but only about 39 people signed on to the Zoom site when the hacker began to disrupt the event.
D.C.’S MARY’S HOUSE EVENT DISRUPTED BY ‘ZOOM BOMBING’LOU CHIBBARO JR.MARCH 24, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Go with this Toy Story-themed one, complete with a removable, washable cover featuring Woody and Buzz Lightyear.
COMFORTABLE SOFA BEDS FOR A PEACEFUL NIGHT’S SLEEPPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Grant's Island is higher than the others, which are merely small woody islets, the centre is in 11 degrees 10 minutes.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The fruit consists of radiating, somewhat woody fibres, terminating in a tuberculated and slightly papillose surface.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
The woody hollow of Cowan's Bridge was foggy, unwholesome, damp.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
They then put forth new leaves and flowers, and after sixteen or eighteen months they become slightly woody.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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WORDS RELATED TO WOODY

  • coarse
  • fibroid
  • hairy
  • muscular
  • pulpy
  • ropy
  • sinewy
  • stalky
  • threadlike
  • tissued
  • veined
  • wiry
  • woody
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