|Tiger, real name Eldrick Woods. born 1975, US golfer: youngest US Masters champion and first Black golfer to win a major championship; winner of the US Masters (1997, 2001--02, 2005), US Open (2000, 2002), British Open Championship (2000, 2005--06), and the PGA Championship (1999, 2000, 2006-07); in 2001 he became the only player to hold all four major titles at once|
|wood (wd) Pronunciation Key
The thick xylem of trees and shrubs, resulting from secondary growth by the vascular cambium, which produces new layers of living xylem. The accumulated living xylem is the sapwood. The older, dead xylem in the interior of the tree forms the heartwood. Often each cycle of growth of new wood is evident as a growth ring. The main components of wood are cellulose and lignin.