Wooden vs Blockhouse - What's the difference?

wooden | blockhouse |


As an adjective wooden

is made of wood.

As a noun blockhouse is

a sturdy military fortification, often of concrete, with gunports.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

wooden

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Made of wood.
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  • (label) As if made of wood, moving awkwardly, unmoving.
  • blockhouse

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia blockhouse) (en noun)
  • A sturdy military fortification, often of concrete, with gunports.
  • A reinforced building from which to control hazardous operations, such as an explosion or a rocket launch.
  • (dated) A temporary wooden fortification with a projecting upper story.