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wood pulp

n.
Pulp made from wood, used especially to make paper.

wood pulp

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) wood that has been ground to a fine pulp for use in making newsprint and other cheap forms of paper, and in the production of hardboard
2. (Elements & Compounds) finely pulped wood that has been digested by a chemical, such as caustic soda, and sometimes bleached: used in making paper

wood′ pulp`


n.
wood reduced to pulp through various treatments for use in manufacturing certain kinds of paper.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wood pulp - wood that has been ground to a pulp; used in making cellulose products (as rayon or paper)
pulp - a mixture of cellulose fibers
Translations
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wood pulp

npasta di legno

wood

(wud) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed. My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.
2. (often in plural) a group of growing trees. They went for a walk in the woods.
3. a golf-club whose head is made of wood.
ˈwooded adjective
(of land) covered with trees. a wooded hillside.
ˈwooden adjective
made of wood. three wooden chairs.
ˈwoody adjective
1. covered with trees. woody countryside.
2. (of a smell etc) of or like wood.
ˈwood carving noun
the art of carving wood.
ˈwoodcut noun
a print made by pressing a block of wood with design cut on it onto paper.
ˈwoodcutter noun
a person whose job is felling trees.
ˈwoodland noun
land covered with woods. a stretch of woodland.
ˈwoodlouseplural ˈwoodlice noun
a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.
ˈwoodpecker noun
a type of bird which pecks holes in the bark of trees, searching for insects.
ˈwood pulp noun
pulp from wood that can be used for making paper.
ˈwoodwind (-wind) noun
(in an orchestra, the group of people who play) wind instruments made of wood.
ˈwoodwork noun
1. the art of making things from wood; carpentry. He did woodwork at school.
2. the wooden part of any structure. The woodwork in the house is rotting.
ˈwoodwormplurals ˈwoodworm, ~woodworms noun
the larva of a certain type of beetle, which bores into wood and destroys it.
out of the wood(s)
out of danger.
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Losing Staples as a customer is likely to have a devastating impact on the industry, especially when combined with millions of dollars in pine beetle losses and record low prices for wood pulp.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-14 October 2002-Norscan wood pulp stocks down in September (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Wood pulp, grass clippings, and newspapers are excellent sources of cellulose that simply go to waste, Woodward points out.
This figure includes consumption of wood pulp, recovered paper, and non-wood fibers.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-13 September 2002-Norscan wood pulp stocks increased in August (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
It takes 60 percent less energy to make paper from recycled materials than it does to manufacture it from virgin wood pulp.
Moreover, chlorine bleaching of wood pulp generates dioxins (SN: 5/12/90, p.
Manufacturing difficulties at our large wood pulp mill in Florida related to the startup of new equipment and transportation issues which reduced revenue have negatively impacted our business.
The South supplies 18% of the world's industrial roundwood production and 25% of wood pulp production.
Disposable wipes are now largely made from wood pulp, viscose and other combinations of synthetic and cellulosic fibers.
Producers' stocks of long-fibre wood pulp in Scandinavia and North America (Norscan) increased by 30,000 tonnes month-on-month in February to more than 2m tonnes, according to a Finnish industry official.
The chlorine used to produce rayon results in additional dioxin; most manufacturers of feminine hygiene products use rayon in tampons and wood pulp in sanitary pads for absorbency.