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woodland land covered with woods; forest.
woodpecker a bird with a hard, pointed bill for making holes in trees to find insects to eat. Their strong claws and stiff tails help them climb trees. Woodpeckers are of many different sizes.
woodwind any of a group of musical wind instruments that were originally made of wood. Clarinets, flutes, and oboes are some woodwinds. [2 definitions]
woodwork door and window frames and other wooden parts inside a house, or other objects or parts made of wood.
woodworking the art, act, or process of shaping wood. [2 definitions]
woody filled with trees; wooded. [2 definitions]
wool the thick, soft, often curly hair of sheep, goats, llamas, and other animals. [5 definitions]
woolen of or made of wool.
word a sound, group of sounds, or the symbols for such sounds in writing that have some meaning. Words are a basic unit of language. [6 definitions]
wording the act or manner of putting into words.
word processing the creation of typed documents with a computer. [2 definitions]
word processor a computer or a computer program that can be used to write, change, print, and save text that one writes.
wordy having or using too many words.
wore past tense of wear.
work the use of energy or effort to achieve a result by doing or making something; labor. [10 definitions]
workbench a sturdy table or bench where a carpenter or other worker works.
workbook a book for students that has problems or exercises and spaces for written answers or practice.
worker someone who works at a task or job. [2 definitions]
working the act or activity of someone or something that works. [3 definitions]
workman a male worker who works with his hands or with machines.
workmanship the art or skill of someone who works with their hands or with machines. [2 definitions]