pine for

pine for

v.
To long or grieve intensely for someone or something: All summer he sat in the garden pining for his girlfriend back home. Many teachers pine for the days when students were better behaved.
See also: pine
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NTTI continues to team with White Pine for technical collaboration, OEM arrangements and special distribution opportunities throughout Japan.
My goal: to collect cones and seeds of Table Mountain pine for ecological studies.