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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pine, pine tree, true pinenoun

    a coniferous tree

  2. pineverb

    straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

  3. ache, yearn, yen, pine, languishverb

    have a desire for something or someone who is not present

    "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pinenoun

    woe; torment; pain

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  2. Pine

    to inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  3. Pine

    to grieve or mourn for

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  4. Pineverb

    to suffer; to be afflicted

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  5. Pineverb

    to languish; to lose flesh or wear away, under any distress or anexiety of mind; to droop; -- often used with away

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  6. Pineverb

    to languish with desire; to waste away with longing for something; -- usually followed by for

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  7. Pinenoun

    any tree of the coniferous genus Pinus. See Pinus

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  8. Pinenoun

    the wood of the pine tree

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

  9. Pinenoun

    a pineapple

    Etymology: [AS. pnan to torment, fr. pn torment. See 1st Pine, Pain, n. & v.]

Freebase

  1. Pine

    Pines are trees in the genus Pinus, in the family Pinaceae. They are the only genus in the subfamily Pinoideae. There are about 115 species of pine, although different authorities accept between 105 and 125 species.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pine

    pīn, n. a northern cone-bearing, evergreen, resinous tree, furnishing valuable timber.—adj. Pin′eal.—ns. Pin′eal-gland, a rounded body about the size of a pea, of a slightly yellowish colour, situated upon the anterior pair of corpora quadrigemina, and connected with the optic thalami by two strands of nerve fibres termed its peduncles; Pine′-app′le, a tropical plant, and its fruit, shaped like a pine-cone; Pine′-barr′en, a level sandy tract growing pines; Pine′-chā′fer, a beetle which eats pine-leaves.—adjs. Pine′-clad, Pine′-crowned, clad or crowned with pine-trees.—ns. Pine′-cone, the cone or strobilus of a pine-tree; Pine′-finch, a small fringilline bird of North America; Pine′-house, a pinery; Pine′-need′le, the circular leaf of the pine-tree; Pine′-oil, an oil obtained from the resinous exudations of pine and fir trees; Pin′ery, a place where pine-apples are raised: a pine forest; Pinē′tum, a plantation of pine-trees: a collection of pine-trees for ornamental purposes; Pine′-wood, a wood of pine-trees: pine timber; Pine′-wool, a fibrous substance prepared from the leaves of the pine, and used for flannels, hosiery, and blankets in hospitals.—adjs. Pī′nic, pertaining to, or obtained from, the pine: noting an acid consisting of the portion of common resin soluble in cold alcohol; Pinic′oline, inhabiting pine-woods; Pī′ny, Pī′ney, abounding in pine-trees.—Pine-tree money, silver money coined at Boston in the 17th century, and so called from the coins bearing the rude figure of a pine-tree on one side. [A.S. pín,—L. pīnus (for pic-nus),—pix, picis, pitch.]

  2. Pine

    pīn, v.i. to waste away under pain or mental distress: to languish with longing.—v.t. to grieve for: to bewail.—n. wasting pain: weary suffering.—Done to pine, starved to death. [A.S. pínian, to torment—L. pœna, punishment.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pine

    A genus of lofty coniferous trees, abounding in temperate climates, and valuable for its timber and resin. The masts and yards of ships are generally of pine. (See PITCH-PINE.)--Pine is also a northern term for drying fish by exposure to the weather.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PINE in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PINE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of PINE in a Sentence

  1. Steve Kircher:

    Having literally grown up in the ski industry, I can tell you that age of equipment generally does not translate into higher risk. There are lifts operating successfully all over the world that are considerably older than King Pine. I've also been around long enough to know that new lifts can have mechanical issues.

  2. Portuguese proverb:

    Eucalyptus trees are for us, pine trees for our children, and cork trees are for our grandchildren

  3. Josh Donaldson:

    Hitters have never really cared about sunscreen, rosin and pine tar. We haven’t cared about that because it’s not a performance enhancement. What these guys are doing now are performance-enhancing, to where it is an actual superglue-type of ordeal, to where it’s not about command anymore, now, it’s about who’s throwing the nastiest pitches, the more unhittable pitches.

  4. Edward Kwon:

    Usually in Korea it's served with pine nuts, and julienned, but I changed the way it looked on the plate. But when you dig in, it's yukhoe. It's just shaped differently.

  5. Robert Raben:

    Justice Stephen Breyer may pine for a time that never was -- a fantasy era when judicial selection wasn't political, that's a chimera, and we on the left need to accept the fact that if you're assigned a bill number and marked up in a committee, it's Supreme Court confirmation politics.

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