wood pulp

Definitions

  • Wood pulp digester
    Wood pulp digester
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wood pulp wood that has been ground to a pulp; used in making cellulose products (as rayon or paper)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry
    • Wood pulp (Technol) vegetable fiber obtained from the poplar and other white woods, and so softened by digestion with a hot solution of alkali that it can be formed into sheet paper, etc. It is now produced on an immense scale.
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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.”

Usage

In literature:

For manufacturing wood pulp Mr. Dresel employs an apparatus such as represented in Figs.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 299" by Various
Thousands of presses throb softly and the white reels of wood pulp fly into speech.
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
What machine now in use is the best, all things considered, for the manufacture of ground wood pulp?
"Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880" by Various
A brief inspection proved that the hold was well filled with a cargo of wood pulp.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
D. Mechanical wood pulp.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
The commissary served him a meal that tasted like plastic paste and wood pulp.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
Timber and wood pulp from domestic sources are in short supply.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
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
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
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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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