Hardwood-trees

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Hardwood-trees forest trees of comparatively slow growth, producing compact hard timber, as oak, ash, elm, walnut, beech, birch, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. heard; Dut. hard, Ger. hart, Goth. hardus; allied to Gr. kratys, strong.

Usage

In literature:

With it he went into the jungle, searching until he found a fallen tree of a certain species of hardwood with which he was familiar.
"The Beasts of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The interior was finished in highly-polished hardwood, stained in imitation of the gray lichens which infest trees.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
The equatorial trees are hardwood giants, broad leaved, bright flowered, and often fruit-bearing.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
Here it is that our hardwood-trees are finest, and where the greatest mineral deposits are found.
"The Lady of the Shroud" by Bram Stoker
The hardwood trees are unable to protect their wounds as effectively as the evergreens.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
The tree belonging exclusively to America, and which is the best of the hardwoods, comes first on the hardwood list.
"On the Trail" by Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
By hardwood timber is meant such trees as maple, beech, birch, oak, elm, basswood, butternut and walnut.
"Clovers and How to Grow Them" by Thomas Shaw
Round mine timbers, largely made of young hardwood trees, are used to support the mines underground.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
There is an abundance of hardwood trees, but the breadfruit, banana, and cocoa-palm are the most useful.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Now one of the birchen basins was set under each tree, and a hardwood chip driven deep into the cut which the axe had made.
"Indian Child Life" by Charles A. Eastman
I think I can discover the tops of cedars over the hardwood trees here.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
We get all sorts of big hardwood trees floating past here, to say nothing of the palms.
"The Dealings of Captain Sharkey" by A. Conan Doyle
Belts of hardwood trees are also cultivated along railways, and to break up large bodies of conifers.
"Wood and Forest" by William Noyes
It is one of the largest and most valuable hardwood trees of the United States.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
There is accordingly much local variation in tree forms, but the whole forest is decidedly of a hardwood type.
"Notes on the Mammals of Gogebic and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan, 1920" by L. R. Dice
Among leguminous trees, which are abundantly represented, the wacapou is the finest of many hardwood trees.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
It was the shipping place of a very considerable hardwood timbering business the trees being brought in from the surrounding country.
"A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River" by Barlow Cumberland
Bunks are usually cut from good hardwood trees, hewed out with an axe and bored for round stakes.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
There are no deciduous or hardwood trees, and but few hardwood shrubs.
"A Summer's Outing" by Carter H. Harrison
Over yonder, a stone's throw from my sleeping-porch, stands the stump of a hardwood tree, now soft from years of exposure to the elements.
"Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland" by William S. Thomas
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In news:

Ash trees are plentiful in the Northern hardwood forest in Berkshire County.
Surles said the 14-year-old boy, whose identity was not release, had admitted to killing his half-sister after calling her over near a tall hardwood tree.
PORTLAND (AP) — An invasive moth that can damage hardwood and fruit trees has been spreading in Maine.
Roving lumberjack crews are scouring East Texas, trying to salvage dead or dying pine and hardwood trees.
The wood fibers from which the line is derived come from hardwood trees of carefully environmentally managed forests.
The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is an invasive pest from China that can kill up to half of the state's native hardwood trees.
They are often named for the type of trees that grow in them, such as cypress swamps or hardwood swamps .
Imagine hardwood floors made from trees grown before Columbus discovered America.
Oregon craftsman Russ Osterloh advertises for hardwood trees "dead or alive".
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In science:

Population dispersion patterns of trees in a Southern Louisiana hardwood forest.
Overall and Pairwise Segregation Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Population dispersion patterns of trees in a Southern Louisiana hardwood forest.
New Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Population dispersion patterns of trees in a Southern Louisiana hardwood forest.
Class-Specific Tests of Spatial Segregation Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Population dispersion patterns of trees in a Southern Louisiana hardwood forest.
Directional Clustering Tests Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
Dixon (2002b) illustrates NN-methods on tree species in a 50 m by 200 m rectangular plot of hardwood swamp in South Carolina, USA.
On the Use of Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables for Testing Spatial Segregation
Population dispersion patterns of trees in a Southern Louisiana hardwood forest.
New Cell-Specific and Overall Tests of Spatial Interaction Based on Nearest Neighbor Contingency Tables
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