carpenter: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kär'pun-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who builds or repairs wooden structures, as houses, scaffolds, or shelving.
  1. to do carpenter's work.
  1. to make by carpentry.
  2. to construct (a plot, scene, article, or the like) in a mechanical or unoriginal fashion.


Pronunciation: (kär'pun-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1876–1951, U.S. composer.
  2. born 1925, U.S. astronaut and oceanographer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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