white fir


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white′ fir′


n.
1. a tall narrow fir, Abies concolor, of W North America.
2. the soft wood of this tree, used for lumber and pulp.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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Noun1.white fir - medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft woodwhite fir - medium to tall fir of central to western United States having a narrow erect crown and soft wood
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
2.white fir - medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tierswhite fir - medium to tall fir of western North America having a conic crown and branches in tiers; leaves smell of orange when crushed
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
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Since the QR codes will need to be readable on multiple species of logs, species of logs common to the forests of the Pacific Northwest were selected: 1) Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii and 2) white fir, Abies concolor.
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2007) composed of variable proportions of white fir (Abies concolor), incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana), ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and California black oak (Quercus kelloggii).
In 2013, there was again no imposing white fir tree.
A horse-drawn wagon hauled the 20-foot white fir up the driveway to the North Portico for inspection on Friday morning.
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The Hem-Fir group also includes: California red fir (Abies magnifica), grand fir (Abies grandis), noble fir (Abies procera), Pacific siler fir (Abies amabilis) and white fir (Abies concolor).
Lenpur is a fiber made from the pulp of sustainably cultivated white fir trees.
For more of a blue-green color, look for a white fir with soft, two-inch-long needles that curve outward and upward on branches.
Wolfe and Moseley (2000) determined MOE, bending strength, and compression strength in roundwood Douglas-fir, white fir (Abies concolor), and radiata pine (Pinus radiata) from southwest Oregon.
Her eye-catching undies, featuring sultry reds and blacks, ranged from tiny briefs to structured bras and spicy eyemasks -- in organic silk, organic cotton, bamboo or lenpur, a new textile fibre made from white fir wood pulp.