adjective Date: 1862 made of wood that is bent rather than cut into shape <
bentwood furniture
bentwood noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bentwood — is a term used to describe furniture made by steaming wood, bending it, and letting it harden into curved shapes and patterns, and is most often used in the production of rocking chairs, cafe chairs, and other light furniture. The process was… …   Wikipedia

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  • bentwood furniture — Type of furniture made of wooden rods bent into shape after being heated with steam. The method was used on the 18th century Windsor chair, but its principal exponent was Michael Thonet, who exploited its possibilities in the 1840s. His bentwood… …   Universalium

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  • bentwood — noun Lengths of wood that have been made pliable by heating with steam and then bent into the appropriate shape (to make furniture, ships hulls etc) …   Wiktionary

  • bentwood — n. wood that has been bent using heat and pressure (used for making furniture) …   English contemporary dictionary

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