white pine


  • White Pine
    White Pine
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white pine soft white wood of white pine trees
    • n white pine any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and white worms like fried pork rinds.
    • White pine (Bot) See the Note under Pine.
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In literature:

I was among the lumberers once, and saw the way they square the white pine.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
The "old Neest meetin'-us," like its successor, was of a hemlock frame, covered with pine clap-boards, and painted white.
"The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1." by James Fenimore Cooper
In 1832 white pines were not rare in Maine six feet in diameter and 240 feet high.
"Old Plymouth Trails" by Winthrop Packard
S White Pine Co. line, 5; Overland Pass, E slope Ruby Mountains, 8 mi.
"Taxonomy of the Chipmunks, Eutamias quadrivittatus and Eutamias umbrinus" by John A. White
The justly famous, white pines of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
See from amongst the pines the farewell gleam of a white hand.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
The nest is usually in a living pine; the 2-5 white eggs are laid in April.
"What Bird is That?" by Frank M. Chapman
He was quietly loping along the road when he saw the little white hood bobbing down behind the pine stump.
"Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
And in it are reflected the summits of the pines and the white glitter of the marble temples!
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
Martella told us that she, too, had planted thousands of white and red pines, but that there was not a tree that she could call her own.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach

In poetry:

In the far North stands a Pine-tree, lone,
Upon a wintry height;
It sleeps: around it snows have thrown
A covering of white.
"The Palm And The Pine" by Sidney Lanier
O call to your mate, bob-white, bob-white,
And I will call to mine.
Call to her by the meadow-gate,
And I will call by the pine.
"Call To Your Mate, Bob-White" by Cale Young Rice
Saw you where the pines are rocking
Nymph's white shoulder as she ran?
Lo, that music faint and mocking,
Is it not a pipe of Pan?
"The Forest Path" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Build him no pearl-white palaces
Nor gardens fair and fine,
Lest for his bare, far-stretching bogs
His home-sick heart should pine.
"A Connaught Man (For Hugh Maguire)" by Katharine Tynan
And, never lingering by the way,
But hastening on past candid lakes,
Mysterious mountains grim and gray,
Past pine woods dark, and bounding spray
White as its far—off parent flakes;
"Dedication To Lady Windsor" by Alfred Austin
Look on the white Alps round!
Up to their shining snows
That day the stormy rolling sound,
The sound of battle rose!
Their caves prolong'd the trumpet's blast,
Their dark pines trembled as it pass'd!
"Swiss Song, On The Anniversary Of An Ancient Battle" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

Country Preacher 1860­/90, white pine, Art Institute of Chicago.
SubTerra expands its White Pine operations.
State police are investigating a burglary that happened at the historic White Pine Camp last week.
Water Authority gets state agency's backing for pipeline to transport water from Lincoln, White Pine counties.
Helping the White Pine .
Instead, he surprised her at her school, White Pine Academy in Leslie, a day early.
The photo of the bobcat was made by a motion-sensitive wildlife camera on the pathway that leads out through the Pine Peninsula to the White Birding Tower.
University of Nevada police are investigating how and why a White Pine residential hall employee was stabbed overnight.
With its execution set for Thursday, the Center Cemetery 's white-pine saga continues.
The latest chapter involves the Shirley Center Historic District Commission, which met Tuesday night in response to a plea for help from the White Pine Working Group.
The fate of a giant white pine tree that has stood for more than a century in the Center Cemetery was decided and the controversy was set to end this week with its removal.
Authorities have identified 37-year-old Jeremy T White of Coon Rapids as the driver who was killed in the three vehicle crash Oct 25 on Interstate 35 north of Rock Creek in Pine County.
With its execution set for Thursday, the Center Cemetery's white-pine saga continues.
"Lucy" Jansen , age 93 of Sauk Centre, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at White Pine Senior Living and Memory Care in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
White Pine Winery ready for Light Up the Bluff.

In science:

The strong magnetic fields (B ∼ 106 - 109 G) of white dwarfs and the superstrong magnetic fields (B ∼ 109 - 1012 G) of neutron stars may be capable of funneling the flow of accreting matter onto the magnetic polar caps of the compact ob ject (Lamb, Pethick, & Pines 1973).
On Validating an Astrophysical Simulation Code
The Chemical Composition of Needle and Leaf Litter from Scots Pine, Norway Spruce and White Birch in Scandinavian Forest.
Polar Concentration of Elements in Tree Leaves