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WOOD
TECHNICAL ENGLISH II
WOOD
TECHNICAL ENGLISH II

* LARA SILVA, Camille

* RAMIREZ NÚÑEZ, Jairo

* RUTHNICK VERA, Luis
* LARA SILVA, Camille

* RAMIREZ NÚÑEZ, Jairo* RUTHNICK VERA, Luis

WOOD

DEFINITION OF WOOD
Wood is a hard, fibrous tissue found in many trees. It has been used for hundreds of thousands of years for both fuel and as a constructionmaterial.
Wood has a long history of being used as fuel, which continues to this day, mostly in rural areas of the world.
Wood has a long history of being used as fuel, which continues to this day,mostly in rural areas of the world.

Wood has been an important construction material since humans began building shelters, houses and boats.

Wood has been an important construction material sincehumans began building shelters, houses and boats.

CATEGORIES OF WOOD
The two main categories of Wood are:
* Hardwood
Usually from deciduous trees, which lose their leaves in autumn, althoughsome hardwood (for example, tropical hardwood) comes from other types of tree.
Deciduous means "falling off at maturity" or "tending to fall off", and is typically used in reference to trees that losetheir leaves seasonally.
Deciduous means "falling off at maturity" or "tending to fall off", and is typically used in reference to trees that lose their leaves seasonally.

* Softwood
Fromconiferous trees, which remain green throughout the year. For this reason, they are often referred to as evergreen trees.

Coniferous trees keep their leaves and then shed only the oldest leaves. They doso gradually over the course of the year and are regularly replaced with new, young leaves.
Coniferous trees keep their leaves and then shed only the oldest leaves. They do so gradually over thecourse of the year and are regularly replaced with new, young leaves.

In engineering, wood can be categorized as:
* Solid wood
Softwood or hardwood that has been sawn into specific shapes and...
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