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
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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
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