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Woody

Slang to describe a market moving strongly upward, as in, "This market has a woody."
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Woody

Informal; describing a sudden, large uptick in market prices. This may refer to a single security, but usually refers to a stock market at large. For example, one may say, "The market has a woody," to describe this situation.
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The taste is smooth and light - it's a fruity little number with a touch of pencil woodiness and a spicy finish.
Second, evolution of woodiness and larger size are common in native species of Hawaiian angiosperms.
1980), woodiness and longer life-spans (Baker 1959, Gilmartin 1968, Bawa and Opler 1975, Croat 1979, Bawa 1980, Conn et al.
Where the spear just naturally breaks is a comfortable 1/2 inch or so above where the woodiness begins.
There was the mysticism of material, for example, the exaltation of the "woodiness" of wood, which impelled the entire art to celebrate and enhance grain, luster and, in radical cases, the natural shape of wood.
The albondigas were dashed with wine, smoked paprika and garlic; the woodiness of the paprika together with the heart and soul flavours of the very old amontillado is brilliant.
passiflorae (Pereira) Goncalves and Rossato), fruit woodiness virus (Passionfruit Woodiness Virus- PWV or Cowpea aphid-born mosaic virus--CABMW), antracnosis (Colletotrichium gloeosporioides (Penz).
For example, can woodiness change over short periods of time?
I remember being confused by the coffee in front of me on the cupping table: it was sweet with almost a bittersweet salt caramel taste, some woodiness, a huge rich body and a delicate lemony acidity, the combination and intensities of which were unlike anything I had tried before.
And all the elements you look for, that horse barn nose, with some tart fruit and woodiness."
A bit on the rambunctious side, this Aussie Cabernet is a superb value; the wine's ripe cherry flavors and accompanying woodiness make it a great match with all grilled meats.