Definition of Carpenter. Meaning of Carpenter. Synonyms of Carpenter

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Definition of Carpenter

Carpenter
Carpenter Car"pen*ter, n. [OF. carpentier, F. charpentier, LL. carpentarius, fr. L. carpentum wagon, carriage.] An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc. Syn: Carpenter, Joiner. Usage: The carpenter frames and puts together roofs, partitions, floors, and other structural parts of a building. The joiner supplies stairs, doors shutters, mantelpieces, cupboards, and other parts necessary to finishing the building. In America the two trades are commonly united. Carpenter ant (Zo["o]l.), any species of ant which gnaws galleries in the wood of trees and constructs its nests therein. They usually select dead or somewhat decayed wood. The common large American species is Formica Pennsylvanica. Carpenter bee (Zo["o]l.), a large hymenopterous insect of the genus Xylocopa; -- so called because it constructs its nest by gnawing long galleries in sound timber. The common American species is Xylocopa Virginica.

Meaning of Carpenter from wikipedia

- construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did rougher work such as framing...
- The Carpenters (officially known as Carpenters) were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen (1950–1983) and Richard Carpenter...
- John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American filmmaker, actor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked with various film genres, he...
- Sabrina Annlynn Carpenter (born May 11, 1999) is an American singer and actress. Carpenter made her acting debut with an appearance in the crime series...
- Karen Anne Carpenter (March 2, 1950 – February 4, 1983) was an American singer and drummer who, along with her elder brother Richard, was part of the...
- Richard Lynn Carpenter (born October 15, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and music arranger, who formed half of the...
- Charisma Carpenter (born July 23, 1970) is an American actress. She pla**** Cordelia Chase in the supernatural drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–1999)...
- The Carpenter may refer to: The Carpenter (film), a 1988 horror film directed by David Wellington The Carpenter (album), an album by The Avett Brothers...
- Jennifer Leann Carpenter (born December 7, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for playing Debra Morgan in the Showtime series Dexter, for which...
- John Carpenter (born December 24, 1967) is an American game show contestant and Internal Revenue Service agent. He is the eleventh highest-earning American...