wind-shake

wind shake

[wind]
noun
1.
Also called anemosis. a flaw in wood supposed to be caused by the action of strong winds upon the trunk of the tree.
2.
such flaws collectively.
Also called cup shake.


Origin:
1535–45

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wind shake (wɪnd)
 
n
a crack between the annual rings in wood: caused by strong winds bending the tree trunk

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