Associations to the word «Carpenter»

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CARPENTER, noun. A person skilled at carpentry, the trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures.
CARPENTER, noun. (nautical) A senior rating in ships responsible for all the woodwork onboard; in the days of sail, a warrant officer responsible for the hull, masts, spars and boats of a ship, and whose responsibility was to sound the well to see if the ship was making water.
CARPENTER, noun. A two-wheeled carriage
CARPENTER, verb. To work as a carpenter
CARPENTER, proper noun. An occupational surname​ derived from the trade name carpenter.
CARPENTER ANT, noun. Any of several large ants, of the genus Camponotus, found in North America and northern China, that build nests in dead wood
CARPENTER ANTS, noun. Plural of carpenter ant
CARPENTER BEE, noun. A bee of the genus Xylocopa, that burrow in dead wood.
CARPENTER SYNDROME, noun. A very rare autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by craniofacial malformations, obesity, and syndactyly.

Dictionary definition

CARPENTER, noun. A woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects.
CARPENTER, verb. Work as a carpenter.

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