springwood

(redirected from early wood)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

spring·wood

 (sprĭng′wo͝od′)
n.

springwood

(ˈsprɪŋˌwʊd)
n
(Botany) the wood that is produced by a plant in the spring and early summer and consists of large thin-walled xylem cells. Compare summerwood

spring•wood

(ˈsprɪŋˌwʊd)

n.
the part of an annual ring of wood characterized by large, thin-walled cells formed during the first part of the growing season. Compare summerwood.
[1515–25]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The early wood stoves were essentially steel or cast-iron boxes.
This early wood duck and teal hunt is a great warm-up, and gets folks all fired up for the regular season," said Jackie Van Cleave, a third-generation guide on Reelfoot.
1) Five times with a spacing (transmitter-receiver distance) of 200 mm on the tangential surface at early wood positions using the indirect method (variant A);
Fishing, Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom Aside from the Edge of Arabia group, the packed saleroom witnessed a new record for the Egyptian modern master Abdul Hadi El-Gazzar (1925-1965), one of the leading proponents of surrealism, when sold for $746,500 / AED 2,741,148 (estimate: $250,000-350,000); an early wood sculpture of a figure by the Iraqi artist Jewad Selim (1921-1961) also set a record when it sold against many bidders for $662,500 / AED 2,432,700.
Aside from the Edge of Arabia group, the packed saleroom witnessed a new record for the Egyptian modern master Abdul Hadi El-Gazzar (1925-1965), one of the leading proponents of surrealism, when Fishing, sold for $746,500 (estimate: $250,000-350,000); an early wood sculpture of a figure by the Iraqi artist Jewad Selim (1921-1961) also set a record when it sold against many bidders for $662,500.
The film links elements common to what has been defined as early Wood and late Wood and calls into question arbitrary definitions concerning the coherence of his actual critical legacy.
The last few cell rows of libriform wood fibres at the border of the annual rings are more strongly lignified than the weakly lignified libriform wood fibres of the early wood.
The exhibit traces the company's history and features some of its original factory drawings, early wood engraving prints, photogravure prints, first-day covers and examples of letterhead stationery that the company printed throughout most of the 20th century.
Two species of hardwood with different anatomical structure have been analyzed: oak wood, with a porous structure, numerous and big vessels in the early wood and beech wood, more homogeneous than the previous one, with small vessels uniformly distributed in its structure.

Full browser ?