Science / Biology / Wood: The inner layer of the stems of woody plants; composed of xylem.


Business / Finance / Woody: Giving the lender no right to seek payment or seize assets in the event of nonpayment from anyone other than the party specified in the debt contract (such as a special-purpose entity). MORE

Wooden Panels

Life Style / Painting / Wooden Panels: Up till the 15th century and the coming of canvas nearly all the portable paintings in Europe were executed on wooden panels. The Flemish and the French painters preferred oak, the Italians white popl MORE

Fairway Wood

Entertainment / Golf / Fairway Wood: (also 'fairway metal') a wood other than the driver or 1 wood (more commonly made of metal rather than wood nowdays) MORE

Utility Wood

Entertainment / Golf / Utility Wood: (also 'hybrid wood') fairway wood of varied lofts, head shape or sole shape which may also have playing characteristics associated with irons MORE


Science / Biology / Sapwood: Layers of secondary xylem that are still functional in older woody plants; visible as the outer lighter areas in the cross section of a tree trunk. MORE


Life Style / Painting / Softwood: Evergreen trees (spruce, fir and pine). The term does not refer to the hardness of the wood. MORE