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PINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pine mean? 

PINE (noun)
  The noun PINE has 2 senses:

1. a coniferous tree
2. straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

  Familiarity information: PINE used as a noun is rare.


PINE (verb)
  The verb PINE has 1 sense:

1. have a desire for something or someone who is not present

  Familiarity information: PINE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PINE (noun)


Sense 1pine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A coniferous tree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

pine; pine tree; true pine

Hypernyms ("pine" is a kind of...):

conifer; coniferous tree (any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones)

Meronyms (parts of "pine"):

pinecone (the seed-producing cone of a pine tree)

Meronyms (substance of "pine"):

pine (straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pine"):

jack pine; Pinus banksiana (slender medium-sized two-needled pine of eastern North America; with yellow-green needles and scaly grey to red-brown fissured bark)

frankincense pine; loblolly pine; Pinus taeda (tall spreading three-needled pine of southeastern United States having reddish-brown fissured bark and a full bushy upper head)

grey-leaf pine; Pinus torreyana; sabine pine; soledad pine; Torrey pine; Torrey's pine (medium-sized five-needled pine of southwestern California having long cylindrical cones)

swamp pine (any of several pines that prefer or endure moist situations such as loblolly pine or longleaf pine)

Canadian red pine; Pinus resinosa; red pine (pine of eastern North America having long needles in bunches of two and reddish bark)

Pinus sylvestris; Scotch fir; Scotch pine; Scots pine (medium large two-needled pine of northern Europe and Asia having flaking red-brown bark)

Jersey pine; Pinus virginiana; scrub pine; Virginia pine (common small shrubby pine of the eastern United States having straggling often twisted or branches and short needles in bunches of 2)

Monterey pine; Pinus radiata (tall California pine with long needles in bunches of 3, a dense crown, and dark brown deeply fissured bark)

bristlecone pine; Pinus aristata; Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine (small slow-growing upland pine of western United States (Rocky Mountains) having dense branches with fissured rust-brown bark and short needles in bunches of 5 and thorn-tipped cone scales; among the oldest living things some over 4500 years old)

hickory pine; Pinus pungens; prickly pine; table-mountain pine (a small two-needled upland pine of the eastern United States (Appalachians) having dark brown flaking bark and thorn-tipped cone scales)

knobcone pine; Pinus attenuata (medium-sized three-needled pine of the Pacific coast of the United States having a prominent knob on each scale of the cone)

Japanese red pine; Japanese table pine; Pinus densiflora (pine native to Japan and Korea having a wide-spreading irregular crown when mature; grown as an ornamental)

Pinus contorta murrayana; Sierra lodgepole pine (tall subspecies of lodgepole pine)

lodgepole; lodgepole pine; Pinus contorta; shore pine; spruce pine (shrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares)

black pine; Jeffrey pine; Jeffrey's pine; Pinus jeffreyi (tall symmetrical pine of western North America having long blue-green needles in bunches of 3 and elongated cones on spreading somewhat pendulous branches; sometimes classified as a variety of ponderosa pine)

pinon; pinyon (any of several low-growing pines of western North America)

Pinus glabra; spruce pine (large two-needled pine of southeastern United States with light soft wood)

black pine; Pinus nigra (large two-needled timber pine of southeastern Europe)

northern pitch pine; Pinus rigida; pitch pine (large three-needled pine of the eastern United States and southeastern Canada; closely related to the pond pine)

Pinus serotina; pond pine (large three-needled pine of sandy swamps of southeastern United States; needles longer than those of the northern pitch pine)

European nut pine; Pinus pinea; stone pine; umbrella pine (medium-sized two-needled pine of southern Europe having a spreading crown; widely cultivated for its sweet seeds that resemble almonds)

arolla pine; cembra nut tree; Pinus cembra; Swiss pine; Swiss stone pine (large five-needled European pine; yields cembra nuts and a resinous exudate)

dwarf mountain pine; mountain pine; mugho pine; mugo pine; Pinus mugo; Swiss mountain pine (low shrubby pine of central Europe with short bright green needles in bunches of two)

ancient pine; Pinus longaeva (small slow-growing pine of western United States similar to the bristlecone pine; chocolate brown bark in plates and short needles in bunches of 5; crown conic but becoming rough and twisted; oldest plant in the world growing to 5000 years in cold semidesert mountain tops)

white pine (any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine)

yellow pine (any of various pines having yellow wood)

black pine; Japanese black pine; Pinus thunbergii (large Japanese ornamental having long needles in bunches of 2; widely planted in United States because of its resistance to salt and smog)

Holonyms ("pine" is a member of...):

genus Pinus; Pinus (type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines)


Sense 2pine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("pine" is a kind of...):

wood (the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pine"):

knotty pine (pine lumber with many knots; used especially for paneling and furniture)

white pine (soft white wood of white pine trees)

yellow pine (hard yellowish wood of a yellow pine)

Holonyms ("pine" is a substance of...):

pine; pine tree; true pine (a coniferous tree)


PINE (verb)


Sense 1pine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have a desire for something or someone who is not present

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

pine; yen; ache; languish; yearn

Context examples:

She ached for a cigarette / I am pining for my lover

Hypernyms (to "pine" is one way to...):

hanker; long; yearn (desire strongly or persistently)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "pine"):

die (languish as with love or desire)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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