What does carpentry mean?

Definitions for carpentry
ˈkɑr pən tricar·pen·t·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carpentry, woodworking, woodworknoun

    the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood


  1. carpentrynoun

    The trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures; woodworking

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carpentrynoun

    the art of cutting, framing, and joining timber, as in the construction of buildings

    Etymology: [F. charpenterie, OF. also carpenterie. See Carpenter.]

  2. Carpentrynoun

    an assemblage of pieces of timber connected by being framed together, as the pieces of a roof, floor, etc.; work done by a carpenter

    Etymology: [F. charpenterie, OF. also carpenterie. See Carpenter.]


  1. Carpentry

    Allows construction of wood planes and carpentry shops - both buildings to convert wood into boards.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carpentry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carpentry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of carpentry in a Sentence

  1. Marissa Bridge:

    He was 35 at the time when I met him, he was young, super excited and dedicated to it. And he kept that energy up. But over the years, it just became his primary work. He didn’t make money from it. So he had to support himself doing carpentry. And over the years, it certainly took a toll on our relationship.

  2. Gabriel García Márquez:

    Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

  3. Eric De Jonge:

    That's a really good prognostic sign for his recovery, if he was doing carpentry in October before the major event, I think it's likely that he could regain that function.

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