[hahrd-woo d] /ˈhɑrdˌwʊd/
the , compact or timber of various trees, as the oak, cherry, maple, or mahogany.
a tree yielding such .
made or constructed of hardwood:
a hardwood floor.
the wood of any of numerous broad-leaved dicotyledonous trees, such as oak, beech, ash, etc, as distinguished from the wood of a conifer
any tree from which this wood is obtained
1560s, from hard + wood. From deciduous trees, distinguished from that of pines and firs.
[hahr-muh-nis-tik] /ˌhɑr məˈnɪs tɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to a harmonist or . 2. pertaining to the collation and harmonizing of parallel passages, as of the Gospels.
[hahr-moh-nee-uh m] /hɑrˈmoʊ ni əm/ noun 1. an organlike keyboard instrument with small metal reeds and a pair of bellows operated by the player’s feet. /hɑːˈməʊnɪəm/ noun 1. a musical keyboard instrument of the reed organ family, in which air from pedal-operated bellows causes the reeds to vibrate n. keyboard instrument, 1847, from French harmonium, […]
[hahr-muh-nist] /ˈhɑr mə nɪst/ noun 1. a member of a celibate religious sect that emigrated from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1803. /ˈhɑːmənɪst/ noun 1. a person skilled in the art and techniques of harmony 2. a person who combines and collates parallel narratives
[hahr-muh-nahyz] /ˈhɑr məˌnaɪz/ verb (used with object), harmonized, harmonizing. 1. to bring into , accord, or agreement: to harmonize one’s views with the new situation. 2. Music. to accompany with appropriate . verb (used without object), harmonized, harmonizing. 3. to be in agreement in action, sense, or feeling: Though of different political parties, all the […]