Jarrah

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jarrah The mahoganylike wood of the Australian Eucalyptus marginata. See Eucalyptus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jarrah The Eucalyptus marginata, or mahogany gum-tree, abounding in southwestern Australia. It is famous for its indestructible wood, which is not attacked by the chelura, teredo, or termites, and does not easily decay. It is, therefore, highly valued for marine and underground uses, as for jetties, railroad-ties, and telegraph-poles. Australian ship builders prefer it to any other timber, unless it be English or live oak. It has been somewhat criticized, however, for deficient tenacity and a tendency to warp and shrink. Jarrah-wood is reddish, heavy, and close-grained, works easily and takes a fine polish, and is valuable for building purposes and for furniture. See Eucalyptus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jarrah jar′a the mahogany gum-tree of Australia.
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Usage

In literature:

From what country or countries do the following come: boxwood, rosewood, sandal-wood, cinchona, bog oak, jarrah?
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
In the year 112 (A.D. 730) they suffered a severe defeat, in which the general Jarrah perished.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Its course is along the foot of the Darling Range, which is covered with valuable forests of jarrah.
"Australasian Democracy" by Henry de R. Walker
The specialty of the jarrah is its power to defy the ravages of the insect world and of the sea.
"Australian Pictures" by Howard Willoughby
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In news:

United Flight 93 hijacker Ziad al-Jarrah, left, and 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta , appear to be joking about making their will in a video dated Jan 18, 2000.
A rally against the eviction of Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah, East Jerusalem, March 26, 2010.
Rami Jarrah and an associate at the office of the Activists News Association in Cairo.
Last month, the agency sent a newsletter to Mr Jarrah at the apartment in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea in Broward County that he shared with another hijacker , Ahmed Alhaznawi, while attending nearby flight schools.
The state trooper's dashboard-mounted camera did not capture any images of Jarrah, one of the hijackers aboard United Airlines Flight 93.
United Flight 93 hijacker Ziad al-Jarrah, left, and 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta, appear to be joking about making their will in a video dated Jan 18, 2000.
Melville bench in cast aluminum with jarrah seat by Landscape Forms, 800-430-6209.
An aluminum structure, steel closing mechanism, and Jarrah high-tech, open-weave polyolefin shade increases Ombra's weather resistance.
What transformed Mohamed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi, and Ziad Jarrah into determined suicide terrorists.
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In science:

Abdul Salam Jarrah, Reinhard Laubenbacher, and Alan Veliz-Cuba.
A Mathematical Framework for Agent Based Models of Complex Biological Networks
Burrows (1999b, 1994) studied four series of fire behaviour data obtained from field experiments and fuel reduction burns on flat to gently sloping terrain in Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata ) forest in south-west Western Australia to test Jarrah I and other models for forest fire spread.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
The few models that were based on large ranges of wind speed in field experiments (with the exception of CALM Jarrah II) tended to result in power functions with exponents less than one.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Experimental development of a fire management model for jarrah ( Eucalyptus marginata Donn ex Sm) forest.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
Peet, G. (1965). A fire danger rating and controlled burning guide for the northern jarrah (euc. marginata sm.) forest of western australia.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models
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