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Princeton's WordNet

  1. firewoodnoun

    wood used for fuel

    "they collected and cut their own firewood"


  1. firewoodnoun

    Wood intended to be burned, typically for heat.

    After many days of hard work, we finally had enough firewood for the winter.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Firewoodnoun

    Wood to burn; fewel.

    Etymology: fire and wood.


  1. Firewood

    Firewood is any wooden material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally, firewood is not heavily processed and is in some sort of recognizable log or branch form, compared to other forms of wood fuel like pellets. Firewood can be seasoned and heat treated (dry) or unseasoned (fresh/wet). It is generally classified as hardwood or softwood. Firewood is a renewable resource. However, demand for this fuel can outpace its ability to regenerate on a local or regional level. Good forestry practices and improvements in devices that use firewood can improve local wood supplies. Moving firewood long distances can potentially transport diseases and invasive species.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firewoodnoun

    wood for fuel


  1. Firewood

    Firewood is the second album from the Swedish doom metal band Witchcraft. The album was released in 2005 by Rise Above Records. At roughly 8:50 in to the last track "Attention!", there is a cover of the Pentagram song "When the Screams Come". The vinyl edition does not include "When the Screams Come", but does include a bonus track entitled "The Invisible". This track also appears on the Japanese version released by Leaf Hound Records.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firewood in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firewood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of firewood in a Sentence

  1. Shokria Khanm:

    Winter is on the way. There is no firewood. We need water and food.

  2. Mary Mhuka:

    We used to carry firewood on our heads for very long distances ... but now it's much easier as this motorcycle has taken away that burden.

  3. Jon Hamm:

    Jeremy Renner, who broke both of his arms at the same time. Day 3 of production. We had… 40 more days to go? keep in mind, this is a man who has done a hundred ‘Avengers’ movies and been fine. And he does a movie about playing tag… both arms. Like firewood, just snapped like a matchstick.

  4. Aminata Dumbuya:

    People end up spending a lot more money on electricity access just by using haphazard means (such as) kerosene lamps, firewood, candles, generators, we are hoping that this new announcement ... will now accelerate the private sector to come in with quality, solar products.

  5. Kudakwashe Shumba:

    The economy is so bad, there are no jobs, if I do not sell firewood I will starve.

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