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Wood-pulp

Definitions

  • Wood pulp digester
    Wood pulp digester
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Wood-pulp wood-fibre reduced to a pulp, used in making paper
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Quotations

  • Ursula K. Le Guin
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    “The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wudu; cog. with Ice. vidhr, wood; akin to Ir. fiodh, timber.

Usage

In literature:

She was literally torn apart, ripped wide open, beaten into a pulp, smashed into kindling wood, annihilated.
"South Sea Tales" by Jack London
One roll of wood pulp had already been jacked up and was now feeding the mighty press.
"The Veiled Lady" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Among manufactures, brewing stands out even more conspicuously than wood-pulp making or canning.
"The Foundations of Japan" by J.W. Robertson Scott
The two men had reached the quay-side, which was lined with bales of wood-pulp stacked ready for shipment.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
It is used in the manufacture of small articles and for wood pulp.
"Studies of Trees" by Jacob Joshua Levison
Timber and wood-pulp are exported (over half of each to Great Britain), with paper, ice and some cobalt and nickel ore.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
Wood pulp for the manufacture of paper is exported chiefly to the United States.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
AR'ENDAL a seaport of Southern Norway, exporting timber, wood pulp, and iron, and owning numerous ships.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The chief exports are timber (very largely exported to Great Britain), wood-pulp, sealskins and felspar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
It is largely manufactured into wood-pulp for paper-making.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
You left tops in the woods to rot that had a pulp log scale in 'em.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
In 1906 nearly 9,000,000 tons of wood were used for paper pulp in the United States.
"Wood and Forest" by William Noyes
In this class we must include the woods which furnish wood pulps of various classes and grades.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
The wood of the spruce is also employed in the manufacture of wood-pulp for paper.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
Wood pulp is made almost entirely from the spruce tree.
"Proceedings of the Second National Conservation Congress" by Various
The wood is used for cabinet work, woodenware and paper pulp.
"Woodcraft" by Alan Douglas
The exports consist principally of timber and wood-pulp, iron and steel.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
It is not necessary to take the largest trees to make pulp wood.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
Granite and wood-pulp are exported, and coal and grain imported.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 8" by Various
Watt and Burgess Soda Process for Making Wood Pulp.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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In poetry:

Gold, of course, is solid too,
But some silver set to stew
Might do, too. Montague!
With a lively wood-pulp ‘ad’.
"Alf’s Twelfth Bit" by Ezra Pound

In news:

At INDEX Chinese nonwovens producer Nanliu Enterprise Co. Ltd unveiled Silk Soft Natural, a bio-degradable low-lint spunlace entirely made of PLA and wood pulp materials, which decompose naturally.
Wood costs, the largest cost component when producing wood pulp, have fallen substantially in all regions of the world the past nine months.
Buckeye Technologies Inc said that its Board of Directors approved funding to increase the high-end specialty wood pulp capacity by 42,000 tons at its Buckeye Florida "Foley" operation (Perry, Florida).
Talisman paper-backed wood pulp in 20 by Carnegie, 800-727-6770.
Tweets and blogs and IMs and e-mail are perfectly fine when you want to communicate as soullessly as possible, but when it's time to mark a special occasion or let someone know you care, always opt for the wood pulp.
The CEO, pictured in an area near Mount Hood that has been clear-cut for wood pulp, intends to plant a tree for every Web-based sale.
At a time when more of our written words appear on bright computer and phone screens than ever before, we've decided to go retro and celebrate books printed on wood pulp.
Dew Drops wood-pulp cellulose by Valley Forge Fabrics, 800-223-7979.
Among the 20 fastest-growing US imports from China, wood pulp is No.
I wasn't what you'd call shocked – I don't shock much – but very surprised that you and I have been consuming -- wood pulp .
Twenty-eight new technical papers on industry applications in wood/building products, pulp and paper mills will be presented, augmented by 16 exhibitors showing the latest technologies designed to improve efficiency, reliability and safety.
The mill's owner, Freshwater Pulp, told the Times-Standard that it now believes that there are not enough wood chips available in the region to supply the mill.
It is a cellulose film made from wood pulp, a natural and sustainable resource.
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