Noun(1) hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding(2) tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood
(1) Fortunately there are plenty of other deck-worthy trees in the forest, among them teak , Western red cedar, redwood, and mahogany.(2) Gone are the days when valuable timber like rosewood and teak were considered predominant for construction works and furniture making.(3) The 2 monks carved in teak donated by Deva Furniture & Art Objects was bought by Kevin Smith for 10,000 baht.(4) To the right is a large kitchen with terracotta tiled floor, vaulted timber ceiling and teak windows set into exterior walls that are at least 3 feet thick.(5) Sometimes, outdoor teak furniture might even develop some tiny hairline cracks on the surface.(6) The caravan interiors seemed to be stuck in a 1960s time warp, with pink velvet seats, patterned carpets and lots of teak furniture.(7) Where was the teak with its thousand arms spread out?(8) Only if teak trees reached a certain size could they be harvested.(9) Many of the ceilings were originally of New Zealand timbers such as teak and mansonia, some of which have now been covered up with false fibreglass ceilings.(10) The wood of the tree is as hard as that of the teak and yet very light.(11) Some furniture, such as teak benches, cedar chairs and wrought iron table sets are designed so that they can be left in the elements year round.(12) It is in good decorative order, and features include timber floors, new teak sash windows, a restored chapel, and a new roof.(13) Tents are essentially small stately homes under canvas - teak furniture, proper beds, flush WCs, bucket showers, laundry service.(14) With evidence like that, it's not at all hard to see why teak is commonly used in the construction, shipbuilding, and outdoor furniture industry.(15) There was a time when outdoor furniture was either teak , aluminum, or plastic.(16) Holmes had a granite chin and was as durable as teak .
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