Growth vs Quartersaw - What's the difference?

growth | quartersaw |


As a noun growth

is an increase in size, number, value, or strength.

As a verb quartersaw is

(woodworking) cut radially (towards the heart of the log), at right angles to the growth rings, for stability or the production of decorative patterns.

growth

English

(wikipedia growth)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An increase in size, number, value, or strength.
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  • (biology) The act of growing, getting bigger or higher.
  • (biology) Something that grows or has grown.
  • (pathology) An abnormal mass such as a tumor.
  • Synonyms

    * (increase in size) enlargement, expansion, increase, increment * (act of growing) development, maturation * (something that grows or has grown) vegetation * outgrowth, cancer, mass

    Antonyms

    * (increase in size) contraction, decrease, decrement, reduction * (act of growing) nondevelopment

    Derived terms

    * growth spurt * growth stock * overgrowth * undergrowth

    Hyponyms

    * tumor

    quartersaw

    English

    Alternative forms

    *quarter saw *quarter-saw

    Verb

  • (woodworking) Cut radially (towards the heart of the log), at right angles to the growth rings, for stability or the production of decorative patterns.
  • See also

    *flatsawn *plainsawn *riftsawn