deadwood definition

  • noun:
    • Dead limbs or lumber on a tree.
    • one that's burdensome or superfluous.
    • Sports Fallen bowling pins that stick to the alley.
    • Nautical The straight planking between your keel of a vessel and sternpost, offering as a reinforcement.
    • coarse woody debris
    • people evaluated to be superfluous to an organization or task
    • cash not understood by exiting an absolute pump trade too soon
    • A mass of timbers constructed into the bow and stern of a vessel to give solidity.
    • Dead woods or limbs; worthless material.
    • People who are unproductive; -- used especially in mention of workers.
    • a branch or an integral part of a tree this is certainly lifeless
    • somebody or something which undesirable and unneeded

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