Alaska cedar


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Alaska cedar

n.
1. An evergreen tree (Xanthocyparis nootkatensis syn. Cupressus nootkatensis or Chamaecyparis nootkatensis) of northwest North America. Also called Nootka cypress.
2. The decay-resistant wood of this tree, used for boats, construction materials, and furniture.
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Noun1.Alaska cedar - tall evergreen of the Pacific coast of North America often cultivated for ornamentAlaska cedar - tall evergreen of the Pacific coast of North America often cultivated for ornament
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Chamaecyparis, genus Chamaecyparis - a genus of Chamaecyparis
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The tender includes a suspended, ventilated wooden slatted faade consisting of: - a supporting structure (load slats, slats) and - a wallcovering of spruce and alaska cedar shingles on wall surfaces, reveals and subsoils, as well as all related entrances and finishes including insect screens and the processing of penetrations, including transport costs of roundwood.
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