Meaning of PINE in English

PINE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a pine/beech/birch etc forest

A narrow path led through the pine forest.

pine marten

pine needle

pine nut

pine tree

pitch pine

solid wood/pine/oak etc

a chest made of solid oak

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

large

They placed the baskets in a convenient hollow by a large pine and covered them with the blanket.

In the center of the kitchen was a large pine table, bleached by age, with benches on either side.

An ornate iron gate presided over its entrance. Large dark pines stood like sentinels guarding the sweep of wintry garden.

A large pine wardrobe made £300; an old Victorian sideboard, £340 and a three-piece suite, £325.

old

Sunday roasts are her speciality, with the whole family sitting around an old pine table.

Mission furniture mixed with Adirondack twisted hickory and painted old pine .

I found him there alone, slumped at an old pine farmhouse table, a mug of tea sitting in front of him.

The old pine settle is another treasured find.

The inner doors were old pine , the carpet a rich shade of honey-tan.

So their home was decorated with cane furniture, old pine and, of course, their own paintings and sculptures.

solid

The graceful brass plated trimmings and finials are complemented here by the solid pine Osborne surround.

She flung open the solid pine door, standing aside for Jane and Robert to enter.

Also popular are the solid pine Farmhouse tables in standard designs, or in special sizes to order.

tall

The landscape becomes gradually more mountainous as you climb through the Bohemian Forest with its stands of tall , dark pines .

This, of course, sounds like the light under tall pines .

White linen and a checked blanket add freshness, while a tall pine chest fits perfectly in the alcove.

They drove into a shaded parking area bordered by willows on one side and tall pines on the other.

It was one of those tall pines .

Mathilde looked, recognized the duster of tall pines , the little bridge, the stream rushing beneath it.

No more tawny owls in the tall Scotch pines .

On the branch of a tall pine was a colourful small bird.

white

It is very simply but tastefully furnished with white walls, pine furnishings and flowery fabrics.

We saw a great white pine with a huge stick nest on top, probably that of an osprey.

Scattered through it are a few white pine trees well over five feet thick at the butt.

His materials were white pine , mahogany, cherry.

A few white pines and some hemlocks grow along the top and the sides of this esker.

There are white bass and white pines and white ants.

■ NOUN

cone

Or the pine cone hanging by his door.

They look like crude, longish pine cones , with bracts clearly recognizable as modified leaves.

The pine cone appeared on many ancient amulets and was regarded as a symbol of fertility.

Hanging from the ceiling is a cello-size pine cone .

She was picking up huge pine cones .

forest

Sixteen parrots were released in the pine forests of the Chiricahua mountains early this year.

We were parked at the edge of a pine forest above Chichicastenango.

Towards the north these turn into pine forests and eventually thin out to form the grassy plains of Kislev.

It is a dark and brooding pine forest thick with raiders, bandits, and Chaos warbands.

Stately pine forests carpeted the shoreline.

Capture meant instant deportation, so on sight of the police they fled into the upland pine forests and cacti.

marten

The rabbits you are after may already have been bolted by natural predators such as stoats, weasels, mink and pine martens .

Rising populations of pine martens are rare, but Crom is an exception.

needle

The scent and hissing of pine needles make him believe he's in a hospital where nurses pass by him.

Gourd artist Alice Hunter of Tavares will teach pine-needle weaving, demonstrating how to decorate rims of gourds with pine needles .

She was pointing at a recess scraped in the soft earth and pine needles .

I really believe I could have hit a mosquito in the eye with a pine needle at thirty paces.

These are domed-shaped mounds, around three feet across, covered in pine needles and busy with ants moving over the surface.

Pick up a handful of pine needles from the forest floor.

Bursting from the trees ahead of him, three black shapes came hurtling towards him over the pine needle floor of the clearing.

Kenny stabbed the toe of his shoe into the layer of pine needles , digging for the dirt beneath.

nut

Pour garlic sauce over hot chicken pieces and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and sultanas.

At one point she instructed the courtroom on how to cook pine nuts .

Sprinkle each with the pine nuts .

Preheat oven to 325 F.. Toast pine nuts in preheated oven until they are lightly golden, about 8 minutes.

In a small bowl, mix together pine nuts , parsley, and lemon zest.

Sprinkle pine nut mixture over and serve immediately.

Add pine nuts and sauce and bring to a gentle boil.

Remove from oven and sprinkle fete cheese and herb and pine nut garnishes over top.

table

Sunday roasts are her speciality, with the whole family sitting around an old pine table .

In the center of the kitchen was a large pine table , bleached by age, with benches on either side.

Beneath his elbow, the pine table was spotlessly scrubbed.

Around a pine table sat a beautiful girl with two men.

tree

Along the way we noticed young pine trees with cloth wrapped around the top shoots to stop deer eating them.

In the distance he saw a rabbit shivering under a pine tree .

I could see the shimmering green crown of pine trees around Bourani.

He found a few others: a sphagnum moss peat bog can repel the invasion of pine trees for thousands of years.

As they approached the top of the hill, the pine trees were taller and less dense.

But manatee revelers wanted no part of the little pine trees .

It is not the scenery - after the first million pine trees there are a billion more.

In the distance a few lights from Five Oaks blinked through the apple and pine trees swaying in the wind.

wood

Lights were already beginning to diamond out of the shadowed pine woods on the lower slopes.

Maggie and Nevil walked hand-in-hand through a pine wood .

Road bends right then left, then passes small pine wood .

None of them allowed their eyes to turn towards the pine wood .

Set amidst lush shrubs and pine woods , everywhere you turn you find unexpected vistas of the shimmering bay.

One witness then saw the aircraft travelling over his garden and a nearby pine wood at 200 to 300 feet.

The bedrooms are fairly spacious with balcony overlooking the sea or the pine woods which surround the building.

How could it be otherwise, since this was Wyvis Hall and the pine wood and the animal cemetery?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a grove of pines

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Gourd artist Alice Hunter of Tavares will teach pine-needle weaving, demonstrating how to decorate rims of gourds with pine needles.

I feed him, then leave him silent and contented on the branch of a pine by the cabin.

I liked to linger in the shadow of a pine green corridor.

The graceful brass plated trimmings and finials are complemented here by the solid pine Osborne surround.

The scent and hissing of pine needles make him believe he's in a hospital where nurses pass by him.

The scientists injected the fungus into young pine trees, which were then placed in pots.

This block is dovetailed into the pine framing of the sides so it can be slipped off for disassembly.

We nodded, opened the door and ran outside under the pine trees, eager to wallow in our laughter.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

away

The Vaudois pined away or escaped, and the Monregalesi were allowed to return home after a few years.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

For months Jennifer stayed at home, pining away for Jack.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

I left my office chair to pine for my speedy return and took myself over to the window.

She thinks I am pining away from love.

The girls who pined and died for love would nowadays be thought anorexic.

The Smiths and our time are about pining for a home.

Yet how he must have pined for recognition from Placide.

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