Meaning of PINE in English

PINE

transcription, транскрипция: [ paɪn ]

( pines, pining, pined)

1.

A pine tree or a pine is a tall tree which has very thin, sharp leaves and a fresh smell. Pine trees have leaves all year round.

...high mountains covered in pine trees.

N-VAR

Pine is the wood of this tree.

...a big pine table.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N n

2.

If you pine for someone who has died or gone away, you want them to be with you very much and feel sad because they are not there.

She’d be sitting at home pining for her lost husband...

Make sure your pet won’t pine while you’re away.

VERB : V for n , V

3.

If you pine for something, you want it very much, especially when it is unlikely that you will be able to have it.

I pine for the countryside.

VERB : V for n

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